Giants fans react to their 26-16 loss to the Steelers

The NFL is back, and with it comes the live-tweets. The Steelers were on national television for their Week 1 clash with the New York Giants.

It was clear that tweeters from both the Steelers and the Giants camps were ready to get this season started. Before Pittsburgh and New York even took the field at MetLife Stadium, fans were busy on social media.

Eventually, the Steelers would go on to win 26-16 in a game that Mike Tomlin’s team had control of throughout. Here are some of the best Twitter reactions of Giants fans before, during, and after their Week 1 loss to Pittsburgh:

Giants fans were of two minds heading into the Monday night clash with the Steelers:

I myself had my own trepidations about the seeming mismatch about to unfold:

Daniel Jones looks good on the first drive, eating up yards on chunk plays, but let’s not get carried away:

Diontae Johnson opens his special teams account for the year in a way he’d rather forget:

A Steelers update as the offense sees the field for the first time after the defense holds the Giants to three following Johnson’s muffed punt:

The offense ended up going three and out to mark Roethlisberger’s return to in-game action. The Steelers finally get their offense in gear in the waning minutes of the first quarter:

And Chase Claypool gets credit for a big grab:

The 59-yard drive only resulted in three points and a tie score, however.

New York scores early in the second quarter to make it 10-3:

The Steelers eventually answer on a drive sparked by a TJ Watt interception, but can only make it 10-9:

James Washington tough-guys his way into the end zone just before halftime, and Giants fans find their team improbably losing at the half:

The Steelers are coming apart on defense up by six in the third:

The Steelers epitomize the “bend but don’t break” philosophy as Cam Heyward comes up with an interception in the end zone:

The Giants have done the unforgivable: they’ve ruined pizza:

JuJu Smith-Schuster hauls in his second touchdown reception of the night:

The Steelers win 26-16 after a garbage-time touchdown for New York:

Next: 5 reasons the Pittsburgh Steelers will win in week 1 vs the Giants

The Giants face the Chicago Bears next Sunday at 1:00 Eastern, while the Steelers are at home against the Denver Broncos at the same time. Let’s hope for more comic relief again with another Pittsburgh victory in Week 2.

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