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Giants Insider: Tom insists Giants win 'em all

Giants Insider: Tom insists Giants win 'em all

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 the
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  • Giants need to play nasty, not nice, says Rolle

    Giants need to play nasty, not nice, says Rolle

    nydailynews.com Dec 4, 2012
    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 h
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  • Gola: It's always something other than Super encore for Giants

    Gola: It's always something other than Super encore for Giants

    nydailynews.com Dec 4, 2012
    The 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. N
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  • MD police live-tweet arrests at Giants-Skins

    MD police live-tweet arrests at Giants-Skins

    nydailynews.com Dec 4, 2012
    In 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.
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  • SNYGiants Video Corner: LoudMouths, Canty on Loss to Redskins

    SNYGiants Video Corner: LoudMouths, Canty on Loss to Redskins

    The 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…
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  • Coughlin, Giants Upset Over Locklear Injury

    Coughlin, Giants Upset Over Locklear Injury

    The 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 seas
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  • Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining games

    Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining games

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    The 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 s
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  • What's the Playoff Machine say now?

    What's the Playoff Machine say now?

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Oh, 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…
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  • Some Takeaways From Monday Night

    Some Takeaways From Monday Night

    Don’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 Redski
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  • Dan Snyder’s profane joy in Redskins win based on salary cap pe…

    Dan Snyder’s profane joy in Redskins win based on salary cap penalties

    After 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…
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  • Giants-Redskins: Some Telling Numbers

    Giants-Redskins: Some Telling Numbers

    Some 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….
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  • By The End Of Last Night's Loss To Washington, Eli Manning Was …

    By The End Of Last Night's Loss To Washington, Eli Manning Was A Spaced-Out Zombie

    deadspin.com Dec 4, 2012
    The 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 »
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  • RED ALERT: Giants offense struggles in red zone vs. Redskins

    RED ALERT: Giants offense struggles in red zone vs. Redskins

    Despite 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 officiall
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  • ‘Skins used cap penalties as motivation

    ‘Skins used cap penalties as motivation

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    It’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 feeli
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  • Breakfast links: Well, ain't this a mess?

    Breakfast links: Well, ain't this a mess?

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Yeah, "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…
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Dec 4

    New York Giants News and Links for Dec 4

    The 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,
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  • Redskins Do It Old-Fashioned Way With Running Game, Defense

    Redskins Do It Old-Fashioned Way With Running Game, Defense

    The 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…
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  • Smith: Bradshaw can't power G-Men past RG3

    Smith: Bradshaw can't power G-Men past RG3

    nydailynews.com Dec 4, 2012
    As a rookie, Ahmad Bradshaw had to wait until the week before the end of the regular season before getting any significant playing time.
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  • Giants Insider: Nicks takes one on the nose

    Giants Insider: Nicks takes one on the nose

    nydailynews.com Dec 4, 2012
    Hakeem 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 midfield
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  • Dan Snyder on Giants: “I hate those motherf--”

    Dan Snyder on Giants: “I hate those motherf--”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    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…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: The Race Begins 02:45

    NFL32OT: The Race Begins

    Dec 4
    Episode 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.
  • Video - Who Wins NFC East? 01:57

    Who Wins NFC East?

    Dec 4
    Tim Hasselbeck says the Giants will win the NFC East.
  • Video - Double Coverage: Are the Giants in trouble? 03:51

    Double Coverage: Are the Giants in trouble?

    Dec 4
    After 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.
  • Video - New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin: 'We certainly didn't come out and play' 04:05

    New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin: 'We certainly didn't come out and play'

    Dec 4
    New 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.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 4
    Tom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    Dec 4
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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    Dec 4
    Week 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 4
    LANDOVER, 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…