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Giants QB Eli Manning still adjusting to new offense less with season less than 2 weeks away

  • FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) watches play from the sidelines against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth quarter of a preseason NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. After throwing a career-high 27 interceptions last season, Eli Manning is under the microscope heading into the season with a new offense and cast of supporting players. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

    FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) watches play from the sidelines against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth quarter of a preseason NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. After throwing a career-high 27 interceptions last season, Eli Manning is under the microscope heading into the season with a new offense and cast of supporting players. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) gets up off the turf after being sacked by the New York Jets in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) gets up off the turf after being sacked by the New York Jets in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) throws against the New York Jets in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) throws against the New York Jets in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

After three miserable plays in Tom Coughlin's so-called 'green-zone,' New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo let out his frustration at practice Monday.

The wording was something like 'make a play,' with a sharper word included for emphasis.

With two weeks left until the regular-season opener in Detroit on Sept. 8, the Giants' new offense is struggling, and two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning does not look comfortable.

In the last three preseason games, the first-team offense has scored two touchdowns, one on a 73-yard run by Rashad Jennings and the other on Friday night in an impressive two-minute drill.

The rest of the time has been pretty brutal, marred by penalties, sacks and few yards gained.

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