Rams receiver embarrasses entire Giants defense on 3rd and 33

Things went from bad to worse for the New York Giants.

Already trailing the visiting Los Angeles Rams 10-7, the Giants had L.A. backed up with a third-and-33, in a perfect position to give the ball back to Eli Manning.

But as things have gone all year for Big Blue, even the most favorable positions did not result in a favorable result.

Playing prevent defense under the instructions of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, the Giants allowed a bubble screen from Jared Goff to Robert Woods go for an improbable 52-yard touchdown pass. Entering the game, New York ranked 22nd in the NFL in total passing defense.

Robert Woods (17) scored on an improbable 52-yard reception against the Giants. (AP)

It was that kind of day for New York, as L.A. ran it off the field in a 51-17 laugher, dropping the Giants to 1-7 on the season.

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