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Giants Insider: JPP's up in air for Sunday

Giants Insider: JPP's up in air for Sunday

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 2, 2013
Tom Coughlin said he has “no idea” whether banged-up defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will be able to play in San Diego on Sunday.
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  • Vacchiano: Tuck finds zone again

    Vacchiano: Tuck finds zone again

    The way Justin Tuck felt on Sunday night is a way he’s felt many times before. It just hadn’t happened for him in a while. For a few years now he knows everyone has seen him on a downward spiral. For a few years, he’s known everyone else has been sensin…
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  • Officials Erred in Mix-Up Near End of Giants’ Game

    Officials Erred in Mix-Up Near End of Giants’ Game

    nytimes.com Dec 2, 2013
    The N.F.L. said an officiating mistake left the Redskins confused over the down and the distance to go for a first down on their final drive during the Giants’ victory Sunday night.
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  • Three more Redskins banged up

    Three more Redskins banged up

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins felt the impact of not having fullback Darrel Young or tight end Jordan Reed active for Sunday's 24-17 loss to the New York Giants. Here's an update on them in addition to three other players who suffered injuries…
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  • NFL head of referees admits officiating error at end of Redskin…

    NFL head of referees admits officiating error at end of Redskins-Giants game

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 2, 2013
    You might have noticed that the referees screwed up the ending to the New York Giants-Washington Redskins game Sunday night. Now, the NFL has admitted as much. In a statement, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino tried to untangle the mess th…
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  • League admits Triplette should have stopped to clarify down

    League admits Triplette should have stopped to clarify down

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2013
    The league has admitted that referee Jeff Triplette should have stopped last night’s Redskins-Giants game to clear up confusion about what down it actually was. The league issued a statement from vice president of officiating Dean Blandino explaining th…
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  • On the end-of-game officiating weirdness

    On the end-of-game officiating weirdness

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2013
    I believe that, if the officials in Sunday night's game had stopped play to figure out and correct the down-marker error in the final two minutes, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin would have been the one going ballistic on his sideline. The Washington…
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  • Giants’ defense said Alfred Morris, not RG3, was the man to sto…

    Giants’ defense said Alfred Morris, not RG3, was the man to stop

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2013
    In another sign that Robert Griffin III is not the same player he was as a rookie before blowing out his knee, the Giants said after Sunday night’s win in Washington that stopping running back Alfred Morris — not Griffin — was the focal point of their d…
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  • Giants could see the Redskins coming unglued

    Giants could see the Redskins coming unglued

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2013
    The Redskins confusion over the late-game officiating was reasonable. But the Giants said they could sense their opponents losing their cool long before that. The Redskins looked disjointed through the second half while blowing a 14-point lead in their …
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  • BGA: Quarterbacks – Down the plughole

    BGA: Quarterbacks – Down the plughole

    thejetsblog.com Dec 2, 2013
    Thinking back to preseason, it was obvious that Geno Smith wasn’t ready to be a full-time starter. He threw three interceptions in one half against the Giants and the new car smell generated by him not being Mark Sanchez soon wore off. With no other rea…
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  • Giants 24, Redskins 17: Ten observations

    Giants 24, Redskins 17: Ten observations

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2013
    1. The Redskins keep finding new ways to hurt themselves. During Sunday night's 24-17 loss to the Giants it was the rolled snap that led to a tipped punt that traveled only 18 yards and provided the New York Giants excellent field position. The Redskins…
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  • Video - New York Giants stay alive in the playoff race 00:27

    New York Giants stay alive in the playoff race

    Dec 2
    New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin thanks his team for a "hard fought" victory over the Washington Redskins. For more go to: giants.com.
  • Video - Giants postgame press conference 04:41

    Giants postgame press conference

    Dec 2
    Giants react following game with Redskins
  • Video - First down confusion 00:35

    First down confusion

    Dec 2
    The New York Giants' 24-17 victory over the Washington Redskins is not without controversy as the officials offer mixed signals in crunch time.

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    Dec 2
    What a day. What a weekend. And it’s not over: Game of the Century(Link) tonight in Seattle: Saints (9-2) at Seahawks (10-1), and the only thing up for grabs is home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs when both of those teams view the road as kryptonit…