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Flacco, Ravens roll Giants to win AFC North title

Flacco, Ravens roll Giants to win AFC North title

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Dec 23, 2012
Joe Flacco threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Giants 33-14 Sunday to capture the AFC North title.
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  • Tom Coughlin PostGame Comments

    Tom Coughlin PostGame Comments

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 23, 2012
    Tom Coughlin met the media after the Giants’ disappointing showing in Baltimore today….. “I thought our week was a good week. I thought last night our meetings were well done. I think we came in here and we tried hard. We worked hard at it. We obvio
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  • Giants Need Some Help to Make Playoffs

    Giants Need Some Help to Make Playoffs

    nytimes.com Dec 23, 2012
    If the Giants are not able to get the help needed to slip into the playoffs, what is the most glaring area of need that must be addressed in the off-season?
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  • Giants Week 17 Playoff Possibilities

    Giants Week 17 Playoff Possibilities

    Let’s make this as easy as possible. First, don’t get your hopes up. Second, get ready to do some scoreboard watching. If Seattle wins tonight, they are still alive for the division and can win it next week. The 49ers will get at least a wildcard. The
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  • Giants have a meltdown in Baltimore, Cowboys’ NFC East hopes al…

    Giants have a meltdown in Baltimore, Cowboys’ NFC East hopes alive again

    yahoo.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Cowboys' sorrow on Sunday didn't last too long, because the Giants had a loss that was just as disappointing and nowhere near as competitive. New York put up an absolute stink-bomb in Baltimore, losing 33-14 at Baltimore. So even though Dallas lost …
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  • SUPER COAL: Giants spending Christmas with season on brink

    SUPER COAL: Giants spending Christmas with season on brink

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    The defending Super Bowl champions stepped onto the turf at M&T Bank Stadium and gave yet another listless, passionless performance, falling to the Ravens, 33-14, and completely losing control of their destiny.
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  • Giants Look Heartless and Hopeless in Loss to Ravens

    Giants Look Heartless and Hopeless in Loss to Ravens

    They couldn’t have played any worse in a game where they needed to be at their best. The Giants were trounced by the Baltimore Ravens this afternoon, 33-14, in a game that Baltimore took control of from the first minute and never let go. The Giants were
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  • Giants-Ravens: Corey Webster, Defense Burned in Blowout Loss

    Giants-Ravens: Corey Webster, Defense Burned in Blowout Loss

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 23, 2012
    For the second straight week, the Giants forgot they had a football game to play on Sunday. The Ravens exploited the Giants’ defense for a 33-14 blowout victory. And Corey Webster was one of the main defensive culprits for the Giants. Play after play, J
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  • History Lesson: The Bengals are playoff-bound and the Steelers …

    History Lesson: The Bengals are playoff-bound and the Steelers ar…

    CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Bengals are playoff-bound and the Steelers aren't. Cincinnati's 13-10 win was a tour de force performance by maybe the NFL's most off-the-radar defense, says Don Banks.
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  • Ravens jump out to 14-0 lead in first quarter

    Ravens jump out to 14-0 lead in first quarter

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    Members of the Giants talked a lot about how the team waits to flip the switch until the last possible second this week. That moment is drawing closer by the second. The Giants trail the Ravens 14-0 with 4:24 left in the first quarter of a game they nee…
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  • Giants DE Tuck, S Phillips out against Ravens

    Giants DE Tuck, S Phillips out against Ravens

    The New York Giants will be without defensive captain Justin Tuck and safety Kenny Phillips for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.
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  • Week 16 late inactives

    Week 16 late inactives

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    After a loaded early part of the schedule on Sunday, the late afternoon slate is light on action. There are just three games, but there are playoff consequences to all of them. The inactive players for those games have rolled in and we’ve got them all h
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  • Eli should take Peyton’s advice, do the opposite

    Eli should take Peyton’s advice, do the opposite

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    For the fourth time this year, Eli Manning’s Giants will be facing a team that his brother’s Broncos previously played.  For the fourth time this year, Eli has gotten some information from Peyton regarding the defense Eli will be facing, after Peyton
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  • Countdown Live: Giants-Ravens

    Countdown Live: Giants-Ravens

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the contest between the New York Giants and the Baltimore Ravens. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:25 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Giants-Ravens
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  • Marc Ross reportedly high on Panthers list

    Marc Ross reportedly high on Panthers list

    From the moment former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi was enlisted to help the Panthers with their search for a new general manager, two names surfaced immediately as potential replacements for Marty Hurney - Giants college scouting director Marc Ross and long
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  • What to Expect Today: The Unexpected

    What to Expect Today: The Unexpected

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 23, 2012
    Jim Mancari: Everyone has been saying that the Giants come through with the season on the line. I also believe this is true, but I have a feeling it’s not going to be easy beating the Ravens traveling to Baltimore. I’m expecting a tight contest with a
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  • NFL Week 16: Giants (8-6) at Ravens (9-5)

    NFL Week 16: Giants (8-6) at Ravens (9-5)

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Giants (8-6) are in Baltimore this afternoon to face the playoff-bound Ravens. It is a must-win game if they have any designs on qualifying for the postseason, although they would not necessarily be eliminated should they lose. The Ravens come into …
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  • NY Giants searching for Super Bowl spirit, as Eli Manning, Big …

    NY Giants searching for Super Bowl spirit, as Eli Manning, Big Blue have lost four of last six games

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Giants are the big game in town now, because of the two Super Bowls in the five seasons before this one, because of the way they won those Super Bowls, two championships that stand with anything that has ever happened in New York sports, any sport, …
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  • Manning, Cruz, know 1 play can boost G-Men

    Manning, Cruz, know 1 play can boost G-Men

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    In the Giants’ darkest moment one year ago, their backs weren’t just against the wall, they were against their own end zone, too. It was third-and-10 from their own 1 and they were a 7-7 team staring at elimination and trailing the Jets 7-3 with halft
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  • Video - Giants postgame press conference 05:37

    Giants postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Giants react following game with Ravens
  • Video - Ravens Clinch AFC North With Win Over Giants 00:38

    Ravens Clinch AFC North With Win Over Giants

    Dec 23
    The Ravens tallied more than 500 yards of offense in a 33-14 victory against the Giants.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Giants-Ravens Recap 04:10

    Sunday Blitz: Giants-Ravens Recap

    Dec 23
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Ravens' 33-14 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Giants vs. Ravens highlights 03:14

    Giants vs. Ravens highlights

    Dec 23
    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco throws for 309 yards and two touchdowns as the Ravens beat the New York Giants 33-14 to clinch the AFC North.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16

    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
  • Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
  • Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans