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As playoff race heats up, Giants stay ahead of Redskins, Cowboy…

As playoff race heats up, Giants stay ahead of Redskins, Cowboys

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
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 and
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  • Stevie Brown Picks Up Giants

    Stevie Brown Picks Up Giants

    nytimes.com Dec 9, 2012
    Safety Stevie Brown has gone from a roster afterthought to a critical ballhawk for the Giants.
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  • Rolle backs up mid-week barking with big day

    Rolle backs up mid-week barking with big day

    nydailynews.com Dec 9, 2012
    There wasn't just "a little bit more dog" in Antrel Rolle on Sunday - the Giants' free safety was one of the big dogs in Big Blue's 52-27 home win over a Saints team that came barking up the wrong tree.
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  • Reaction: Giants March Past Saints

    Reaction: Giants March Past Saints

    From ESPN….Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Giants’ 52-27 win over the Saints.
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  • From doghouse to penthouse: Giants’ David Wilson has a game for…

    From doghouse to penthouse: Giants’ David Wilson has a game for the ages

    New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks like the kind of guy who puts players in his doghouse to stay. You get in Coughlin's doghouse, you'd better get your mail forwarded, because you're not coming out without showing him something extraordinaril…
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  • Giants Let the Dogs Out…Questions, Comments, Anyone?

    Giants Let the Dogs Out…Questions, Comments, Anyone?

    The Giants walloped the Saints, 52-27, tonight at MetLife. They really let loose with some big plays and some big peformances. What did you think was the brightest spot in this huge win for the Blue? (please comment in the section below) 1. David Wilson…
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  • Giants score late, take 21-13 lead to halftime

    Giants score late, take 21-13 lead to halftime

    The Giants haven’t flashed quite as much of their game-ending magic this year as they did last year, but their end of the half mojo is just fine. Eli Manning led them 69 yards in nine plays after the two minute warning and threw a touchdown pass to Dome
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  • Big plays abound in first quarter at the Meadowlands

    Big plays abound in first quarter at the Meadowlands

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    It 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 h
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  • LIVE: Saints-Giants: The Giants are trying to remain atop the N…

    LIVE: Saints-Giants: The Giants are trying to remain atop the NFC East…

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Giants-Saints: Offensive Notebook

    Giants-Saints: Offensive Notebook

    First Quarter: If the Giants were looking to jumpstart the offense, David Wilson’s 44-yard kick return was a good first step. If they wanted to ease the mind of the coaches by starting their drive with a penalty, it was not a good first step. Despite ga
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  • NFC East: Cowboys, Redskins Keep Pace With Comeback Wins

    NFC East: Cowboys, Redskins Keep Pace With Comeback Wins

    If the Giants have any designs on staying atop the NFC East, they better outscore the New Orleans Saints tonight at MetLife. They are currently clinging to a 1/2 game lead over Dallas and Washington… The Dallas Cowboys (7-6) overcame a 19-10 fourth quar
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  • Rapid Reaction: Redskins 31, Ravens 28

    Rapid Reaction: Redskins 31, Ravens 28

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. -- It was a thriller at FedEx Field, and not your old-school defensive battle either. What it means: The Redskins improve to 7-6 and keep within striking distance of the New York Giants in the NFC East. The win is Washington’s fourth strai
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  • Giants WR Nicks (knee) will play against Saints

    Giants WR Nicks (knee) will play against Saints

    The 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.
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  • Saints-Giants: Notes, Nuggets and Trends

    Saints-Giants: Notes, Nuggets and Trends

    The Giants (7-5) host the New Orleans Saints (5-7) today at 4:25pm Eastern. The Giants are favored by 5. The O/U is 53. What’s at stake for New Orleans…..They lost their first four games this year after the league slammed them with sanctions as a resu
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  • How you feeling? Giants-Saints

    How you feeling? Giants-Saints

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- As the New York Giants prepare to host the New Orleans Saints at 4 :25 p.m. ET at MetLife Stadium, here's one reason for Giants fans to feel good and one reason for concern. Feeling good: Surely, you've heard tales of the Saints…
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  • Giants can’t take late-season run for granted

    Giants can’t take late-season run for granted

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Because 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 each
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  • Frustration multiplies for former Giants back Brandon Jacobs

    Frustration multiplies for former Giants back Brandon Jacobs

    Brandon Jacobs expressed frustration when he was not activated during the Giants-49ers game in October. The former Giants running back, who left the Super Bowl champions to join the team they defeated in the NFC Championship game, was stuck on the botto…
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  • Giants vs Saints: Fennelly’s Keys to Victory

    Giants vs Saints: Fennelly’s Keys to Victory

    The Giants’ defense faces another unenviable challenge this afternoon when Drew Brees brings his aerial show to MetLife Stadium. This matchup has given the Giants fits the past few seasons since Brees took over as Saints’ QB. In those three games, New
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Saints-Giants Recap 03:29

    Sunday Blitz: Saints-Giants Recap

    Dec 9
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Giants' 52-27 win over the Saints.
  • Video - Giants postgame press conference 04:57

    Giants postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Giants react following game with Saints
  • Video - Giants Steamroll Saints 00:31

    Giants Steamroll Saints

    Dec 9
    David Wilson accumulated 327 total yards and three touchdowns to lead the Giants past the Saints 52-27.
  • Video - Saints vs. Giants highlights 03:44

    Saints vs. Giants highlights

    Dec 9
    New 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.

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    Dec 9
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