With week nine of the NFL season basically in the books, these three teams put on abysmal performances yesterday. The New York Giants and Denver Broncos both got utterly crushed by a pair of juggernaut offenses with up-and-coming second-year quarterbacks. Meanwhile, the Seattle Seahawks lost a key game a home to an injury-depleted Redskins team.

New York Giants

The New York Giants opened the game with a nice looking drive before a false start penalty put them in a third and long situation, leading to an Eli Manning strip sack. The Rams went down and scored, then the Giants put together a drive to match it and Los Angeles then retook the lead on a field goal.

Rookie Wayne Gallman then ended another Giants drive by fumbling at mid-field. Then the Rams turned a third-and-33 into a 52-yard touchdown, New York went three and out and Los Angeles managed a 67-yard touchdown. The Giants then managed a field goal and forced the Rams to punt. However, Manning was intercepted and this led to another Rams field goal. NewYork drove down before halftime and missed a field goal to keep it at 27-10.

The second half saw more Rams scoring and Giants futility, as this ended in a 51-17 blowout.

Now, they have the second-worst record in the league (1-7) after coming into the season with Super Bowl aspirations. Questions abound on head coach Ben McAdoo's job security and if he has lost the team, while there is speculation on if the team should now start preparing for a post-Manning future.

Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos opened their game against the Philadelphia Eagles by making a 52-yard field goal on their first drive.

Philadelphia then proceeded to score on five of their first six drives, as all Denver could manage was field goals, to take a commanding 31-9 lead at halftime. The Broncos managed two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make the score look a little better but still lost 51-23.

Denver's quarterback change to Brock Osweiler did nothing, as they played their worst game of the season as a team.

After starting the season 3-1, they have now lost four games in a row, including two to fellow AFC West rivals. Their offense has looked putrid, as Denver has only managed 52 points over the last four weeks and they have a big question mark at the quarterback position.

Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks were outplaying the Washington Redskins but one would not know that but looking at the score at halftime. In the first half, Washington punted four times, turned it over once and got sacked for a safety. However, the Seahawks themselves turned it over once and missed three field goals.

Meanwhile, the one drive the Redskins put together ended on a one-yard Rob Kelley touchdown run, resulting in a 7-2 halftime lead.

Seattle opened the second-half by going three and out and Washington drove down to get a field goal. Russell Wilson then threw a second interception but the rest of the quarter saw punts from both teams. The Seahawks drove down and scored to start the fourth quarter but failed to get the two-point conversion, making it 10-8.

Seattle then scored with 1:34 remaining on a 30-yard pass to Doug Baldwin to seemingly pull out the win. However, Washington went 70 yards in 35 seconds to retake the lead with the Seahawks hail mary at the end falling just short as they lost 17-14.

Despite the Seahawks managing six more first downs and 193 more total yards, they lost a home game to a Redskins team down their top two weapons in Jordan Reed and Jamison Crowder, as well as four starting offensive lineman. This loss also cost them first place in the NFC West.