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As playoff race heats up, Giants stay ahead of Redskins, Cowboys
Everyone in the NFC East won on Sunday, which means the race for the division race didn’t change. And that’s good news for the Giants. On the strength of their win over the Saints, the Giants improved to 8-5 and stayed a game ahead of the Redskins andUpvote Share Tweet
Wilson was friend with the two Dallas Cowboys players involved in a deadly crashUpvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees continues rough skid with two more killer picks: 10 more observationsMore observations from Saints' 52-27 loss to New York GiantsUpvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints more 'fragile' than ever, hope it's just a one-year anomaly: First-takeSaints have come up uncharacteristically small in past three big gamesUpvote Share TweetSaints players feeling like 2012 playoff chances are overUpvote Share TweetSaints fall to 5-8 after to horrific performance in New YorkUpvote Share Tweet
Big plays abound in first quarter at the MeadowlandsIt took exactly one play for Saints cornerback Elbert Mack’s 73-yard interception return for a touchdown to be upstaged at the Meadowlands. Giants rookie David Wilson took the ensuing kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown of his own and the momentum, which hUpvote Share TweetThe Giants are trying to remain atop the NFC East. The Saints are fighting to keep their postseason hopes alive. Sparked by big returns, the teams have traded third-quarter touchdowns.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 9, 2012The New York Giants believe wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, listed as questionable with a knee injury, will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, a team official told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share TweetIvory's hamstring injury crept up Saturday morningUpvote Share TweetAs former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue weighs the evidence in the New Orleans Saints bounty case, it's coming out that the NFL, which handed the case over to Tagliabue to avoid the appearance of impropriety, made a last-ditch settlement offer to the …Upvote Share Tweet
What the national media are writing about the New Orleans Saints-New York Giants gameThe teams square off at 3:25 p.m. today at MetLife StadiumUpvote Share Tweet
Giants can’t take late-season run for grantedBecause they’ve done it in the past, there’s a sense among the Giants that late-season runs are coming. But heading into today’s game against the Saints, they’re also working to make sure they don’t take it for granted. “I think guys know eachUpvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants: Gameday breakdownA bunch of stories to read to tide you over to the 3:25 p.m. kickoffUpvote Share Tweet
NFL kickoff: The great kickoff debate, Week 14 buzz, headlines and picksHere's a look at the top storylines and big matchups from around the nation as we near kickoff on another Sunday of NFL football.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Saints-Giants RecapDec 9Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Giants' 52-27 win over the Saints.
Saints postgame press conferenceDec 9Saints react following game with Giants
Giants Steamroll SaintsDec 9David Wilson accumulated 327 total yards and three touchdowns to lead the Giants past the Saints 52-27.
Saints vs. Giants highlightsDec 9New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning put on a show of 259 yards and four touchdowns to get the 52-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12