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The Redskins (6-6) are now only one game behind the Giants in the NFC East, putting pressure on the defending champs down the stretch. That’s why Tom Coughlin, on Tuesday, said that despite the Giants’ lead in the division, they have to win all of theUpvote Share Tweet
The Giants glowed about the skills of Robert Griffin III in the days leading up to their loss to the Washington Redskins. Maybe they even glowed a little bit too much. That’s what Antrel Rolle seemed to say on Tuesday when he scolded his teammates for hUpvote Share Tweet
Gola: It's always something other than Super encore for GiantsThe Giants have never worn their Super Bowl rings well. It has always been something. In 1987, it was the players’ strike and three straight losses by an almost comical replacement team. No playoffs. In ’91, Ray Handley was the convenient scapegoat. NUpvote Share Tweet
MD police live-tweet arrests at Giants-SkinsIn the current age, even police ride-alongs are being done on Twitter. The Prince George's County Police Department live-tweeted fan ejections and police activities to its 4,488 followers during Monday night's Giants-Redskins game.Upvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: LoudMouths, Canty on Loss to RedskinsThe LoudMouths break down the Giants’ Monday night loss to the Redskins. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… The WheelHouse talks to Chris Canty about the Giants’ Monday night loss to the Redskins. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Upvote Share TweetThe Giants have not divulged the exact nature of OT Sean Locklear’s injury. It was originally reported as a knee injury. WFAN had reported the injury as a broken leg. Either way, the veteran tackle will be undergoing surgery, effectively ending his seasUpvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining gamesThe Giants suffered a tough loss to the Redskins on Monday night. It left them one game up on the Cowboys and the Redskins in the race for the NFC East division and guaranteed that they won’t win more than three games in the division this season. They sUpvote Share Tweet
What's the Playoff Machine say now?ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012Oh, you want to know about tiebreaker scenarios and what happens if the New York Giants lose the next two and the Washington Redskins beat Baltimore, or what the Dallas Cowboys need to do to sneak into that wild-card picture? You see that the Giants hav…Upvote Share Tweet
Some Takeaways From Monday NightDon’t go coronating RGIII just yet. Sure, he and and the Redskins held off the Giants last night to stay alive in the NFC East race, but they did so by only one point, escaping a potential season-ending loss in the process. We’re not saying the RedskiUpvote Share TweetAfter the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants, 17-16 in an exciting Monday Night Football game, Redskins owner Dan Snyder became even more excited. Via the New York Post's Mike Vaccaro: Well, you didn't expect Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redsk…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants-Redskins: Some Telling NumbersSome numbers that stick out from last night’s loss to the Redskins that might help explain some things. Then again…. 0….the number of times RGIII was sacked. Also, the number of turnovers committed by the Giants. 1….FGs missed by the Giants. 2….Upvote Share Tweet
By The End Of Last Night's Loss To Washington, Eli Manning Was A Spaced-Out Zombiedeadspin.com Dec 4, 2012The Washington Redskins held on for a 17-16 home win over the Giants last night in a win that had team owner and legendary shitweasel Dan Snyder claiming "I hate those motherfuckers." More »Upvote Share Tweet
RED ALERT: Giants offense struggles in red zone vs. RedskinsDespite a supreme effort to kill the clock and play keepaway from Robert Griffin III, the Giants offense was unable to enjoy success when they entered the red zone - err, green zone? Whatever you call it, the Giants struggled in it. The Giants officiallUpvote Share Tweet
‘Skins used cap penalties as motivationIt’s been established that the Redskins don’t like the Giants. As owner Daniel Snyder put it in a way that would make Schwartz’s mother scream, they really don’t like the Giants. Apart from the obvious reasons, the Redskins still have hard feeliUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Well, ain't this a mess?ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012Yeah, "Monday Night Football" produced what we were talking about yesterday, didn't it? A three-way race in the NFC East with four games to play. Your standings-order links, fresh, hot and kind of tough to believe: New York Giants (7-5) I'll h…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 4The Giants fell to the Redskins in DC last night, 17-16. We said this wouldn’t be easy, so we’re not surprised the Giants were ambushed in DC last night. Too many missed opportunities and penalties combined with a lackluster second half sunk Big Blue,Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins Do It Old-Fashioned Way With Running Game, DefenseThe Redskins amassed 207 yards rushing on the Giants last night in Landover while their defense throttled New York in the second half. Skins ground out a 17-16 win to pull one game behind the Giants in the NFC East Rob Carlin of CSNWashington recaps the…Upvote Share TweetAs a rookie, Ahmad Bradshaw had to wait until the week before the end of the regular season before getting any significant playing time.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: Nicks takes one on the noseHakeem Nicks now has another injury to deal with. Nicks, who recently recovered from knee and foot issues, took a hard hit midway through the first half of the Giants’ 17-16 loss in Washington on Monday while attempting to catch a pass at midfieldUpvote Share Tweet
Dan Snyder on Giants: “I hate those motherf--”The Washington Redskins 17-16 win over the New York Giants on Monday night was a big victory for a team trying to claw back into the playoff race. The fact it was a win over a division rival, the third straight win over an NFC East foe, made it all the…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: The Race BeginsDec 4Episode 230: The NFL32 crew discuss whether the Giants can hold on and win the NFC East. Tim Hasselbeck breaks down who will win in the NFC North. The NFL32 crew discuss the best team in the AFC.
Who Wins NFC East?Dec 4Tim Hasselbeck says the Giants will win the NFC East.
Double Coverage: Are the Giants in trouble?Dec 4After losing 3 out of their last 4 games, are the New York Giants in trouble? Steve Wyche and Mark Kriegel analyze that along with whether or not San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers should be traded at season's end.
New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin: 'We certainly didn't come out and play'Dec 4New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin talks after Monday night's 17-16 loss to the Washington Redskins about his team's disappointing second half and the inability to avoid costly penalties.
Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13Dec 4Tom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13Dec 4The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…Dec 4Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…