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Eli Manning needs to snap out of it if NY Giants intend to repe…

Eli Manning needs to snap out of it if NY Giants intend to repeat as Super Bowl champs  

If Eli Manning doesn’t break out of his slump and start playing great again, then the Giants have no chance to repeat as Super Bowl champions.
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  • Giants Insider: Second half kicks off with Blues

    Giants Insider: Second half kicks off with Blues

    nydailynews.com Nov 5, 2012
    The minute the Giants lost in the ninth game of the season, Tom Coughlin knew the questions would be coming. His teams have a terrible history in the second halves of seasons. Or at least in the second halves of regular seasons.
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  • Eli downturn mystifies Big Blue's deep thinkers

    Eli downturn mystifies Big Blue's deep thinkers

    nydailynews.com Nov 5, 2012
    Eli Manning resisted the word when it first came up on Sunday, and he still refused to use it on Monday. But his performances over the last few weeks have made it obvious he is stuck in a slump.
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  • Raissman: Giants intercepting some negative attention from Jets

    Raissman: Giants intercepting some negative attention from Jets

    nydailynews.com Nov 5, 2012
    By the fourth quarter of CBS’ Steelers-Giants telecast, Eli Manning had received as much sideline face time as, well, Tim Tebow. Only the look on the “elite” quarterback’s face was more Mark Sanchez. Frustration. Disgust. Bewilderment. This defini
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  • Eli takes blame for defeat: 'I got to play better'

    Eli takes blame for defeat: 'I got to play better'

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 5, 2012
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning admits he didn't play well in loss to Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Too Early For Concern? Of Course Not

    Too Early For Concern? Of Course Not

    It’s never too early to be concerned about the Giants. It’s never too late, either. Their offense the past two games has been anemic compared to the first seven weeks. They won last week, and you would not get an argument if you called them lucky. Yes
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  • NY Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers give fans a much-needed break…

    NY Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers give fans a much-needed break from Hurricane Sandy 

    nydailynews.com Nov 5, 2012
    As you watched young Andrew Donadio, decked out in his Steelers garb, excitedly tugging at his father’s pant leg, you realized that for some people misery took a holiday on Sunday - at least for a few hours.
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  • Giants look lost when Eli Manning does

    Giants look lost when Eli Manning does

    Three times in the fourth quarter Sunday, Eli Manning and the New York Giants' offense took the field. All three times, they ran three plays and punted. A combined total of negative-9 yards and no first downs in a fourth quarter into which they carried …
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  • Giants-Steelers: How a Slant Became a Key Score

    Giants-Steelers: How a Slant Became a Key Score

    nytimes.com Nov 5, 2012
    The Steelers' comeback victory over the Giants started with an innocent-looking slant pass to the speedy wide receiver Mike Wallace.
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  • Cardinals have nothing but praise for Aaron Rodgers

    Cardinals have nothing but praise for Aaron Rodgers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2012
    When the Packers lost to the Giants in the NFC playoffs last season, linebacker Clay Matthews said that he felt the Packers beat themselves. The Cardinals were on the wrong side of a 31-17 score in Sunday’s game against those same Packers, but they were
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  • Giants-Steelers: Stats & Trends

    Giants-Steelers: Stats & Trends

    Here are some of the key statistics and trends following the Giants’ 24-20 defeat to the Steelers: The Giants ended an 8-game winning streak against AFC foes. Since 2006, the G-Men are 16-10 v. the AFC, second only to the Falcons, who are 19-9. The Gian
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  • Week 9 Quick Hits: What Run Game Means to Roethlisberger

    Week 9 Quick Hits: What Run Game Means to Roethlisberger

    nytimes.com Nov 5, 2012
    Pittsburgh's commitment to the run, illustrated in a win over the Giants, has afforded Ben Roethlisberger the luxury of orchestrating perhaps the most balanced attack in the N.F.L.
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  • Postmortem: Giants Flatline in Loss to Steelers

    Postmortem: Giants Flatline in Loss to Steelers

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I’m afraid that’s all we have for you today….. Efficiency and Vital Stats The Giants only had 13 first downs yesterday and three of those were awarded via penalties. The Steelers had 21 first downs and only on
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  • Giants Find Themselves on Rare End of a 4th Quarter Comeback

    Giants Find Themselves on Rare End of a 4th Quarter Comeback

    The Giants wanted badly to register a victory for the people of the storm-battered NY Metro Area region, but the Pittsburgh Steelers gave them a taste of their own medicine. This time it was the Steelers who overcame a ten point deficit in the fourth qu…
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  • Postgame Reactions From Around the Net

    Postgame Reactions From Around the Net

    FOXSports.com: Jill Arrington, Curtis Conway and Ryan Nece recap Steelers-Giants. From Pro Football Weekly:
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Nov 5

    New York Giants News and Links for Nov 5

    A tough loss yesterday, but there is still plenty of football to be played. It’s only one game, and under the circumstances, we’ll just have to chalk it up to that and move on.    
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  • The Revenge of the Steelers' 30-Somethings

    The Revenge of the Steelers' 30-Somethings

    nytimes.com Nov 5, 2012
    It happens every year: the notion that the aging Steelers are on the road to decline. Guess what? That idea looks wrong again.
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  • Lacking a Steely Resolve: Giants Blow Late Lead as Win Streak E…

    Lacking a Steely Resolve: Giants Blow Late Lead as Win Streak Ends at Four

    A disappointed Tom Coughlin leaves the field after his Giants uncharacteristically blew a ten-point lead in the fourth quarter last night vs Pittsburgh. (AP Photo) by Jon Wagner / SNYGiants Sr. Columnist Sooner or later, rolling the dice in the fourth q…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Luck On A Roll 02:53

    NFL32OT: Luck On A Roll

    Nov 5
    Episode 218: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss whether Andrew Luck can lead his team to the postseason. Steve Young breaks down Tony Romo's struggles. The NFL32 crew discuss the issues the Giants need to address in order to repeat as Super Bowl ch
  • Video - Concerned About The Giants? 08:47

    Concerned About The Giants?

    Nov 5
    Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless discuss the level of concern for the Giants following loss to the Steelers.
  • Video - GameDay: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants highlights 04:24

    GameDay: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants highlights

    Nov 5
    Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman rushes for 147 yards and a touchdown that would cap off a 24-20 victory over the New York Giants in Week 9 of NFL action.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Behind Pagano appearance, Colts continue Hollywood-worthy seas…

    Nov 5
    Current events: This morning, Chuck Pagano checks into an Indianapolis hospital for a second round of leukemia treatment. Tomorrow, we vote. And for a long time -- weeks, months, years -- the New Jersey/New York/Connecticut region battered by Hurricane …
  • Don Banks: Return of good old Steelers against Giants means trouble for AF…

    Nov 5
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Thanks to Hurricane Sandy and its trying aftermath, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't have an extended stay in the New York-New Jersey region on Sunday. But as it turns out, they were here just long enough to recognize themselves m…