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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 andUpvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Dec 9, 2012Safety Stevie Brown has gone from a roster afterthought to a critical ballhawk for the Giants.Upvote Share Tweet
Rolle backs up mid-week barking with big daynydailynews.com Dec 9, 2012There 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.Upvote Share TweetFrom ESPN….Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Giants’ 52-27 win over the Saints.Upvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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 DomeUpvote Share Tweet
Big plays abound in first quarter at the Meadowlandsprofootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012It 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 Tweet
Giants-Saints: Offensive NotebookFirst 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 gaUpvote Share Tweet
NFC East: Cowboys, Redskins Keep Pace With Comeback WinsIf 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 quarUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 9, 2012LANDOVER, 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 straiUpvote Share TweetThe 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 Tweet
Saints-Giants: Notes, Nuggets and TrendsThe 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 resuUpvote Share Tweet
How you feeling? Giants-SaintsESPN.com Dec 9, 2012EAST 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants can’t take late-season run for grantedprofootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012Because 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 TweetBrandon 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants vs Saints: Fennelly’s Keys to VictoryThe 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, NewUpvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Saints-Giants RecapDec 9Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Giants' 52-27 win over the Saints.
Giants postgame press conferenceDec 9Giants react following game with Saints
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.