Should the New York Giants just tank the season?

The New York Giants have started the season 0-5, and the team shows no sign of improving.

The New York Giants have started the season 0-5, and the team shows no sign of improving. NFL teams compete to win, but with a strong draft class in 2018, the Giants may be better off losing out the rest of the season to assure a top draft pick. They certainly don't have the talent to win games now. Still, tanking is a cowardly tactic, and the Giants could salvage their season. What do you think?

PERSPECTIVES

O'Dell Beckham Jr. is done for the year, the roster is littered with injuries, and the coach has lost control--there is no reason the Giants should try to win this season. The team is basically out of the playoff race, and the team needs to look to the future. It's time to tank. Here's more from Forbes' Dave Caldwell:

Suddenly, The New York Giants Have The Most To Gain In The NFL By Losing

A 0-5 start is usually a death sentence in the NFL, but it doesn't mean the Giants can't make history. Other teams have made it back from similar situations to make the playoffs. Why not the Giants? Tanking is a coward's way out. The NFL is supposed to be about winning at all times. If the Giants lose, they should earn those losses. Here's an excerpt from Benjamin Hoffman's New York Times piece:

From 0-3 to a berth in the playoffs? Here are 3 teams that have done it

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