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NY Giants' Eli Manning getting plenty of face time - and blame …

NY Giants' Eli Manning getting plenty of face time - and blame - after Big Blue's loss to Pittsburgh Steelers

nydailynews.com Updated 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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  • Players give McCutchen top NL honor

    Players give McCutchen top NL honor

    MLB.com Nov 5, 2012
    Andrew McCutchen, who put the Pirates on his broad back for most of the 2012 season and tried to carry them to their first winning record in 20 years, was recognized by his peers on Monday night with National League Outstanding Player honors.
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  • Eli takes blame for defeat: 'I got to play better'

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

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning admits he didn't play well in loss to Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Look back at Sunday with PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Look back at Sunday with PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2012
    There were no shortage of great performances on Sunday. Two rookies - Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and Buccaneers running back Doug Martin - set records in victories that boosted their teams’ chances of making the playoffs. The Steelers came back i
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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-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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  • Ravens-Steelers remains on NBC in Week 11, Patriots-Colts at 4:…

    Ravens-Steelers remains on NBC in Week 11, Patriots-Colts at 4:25

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2012
    Patriots vs. Colts is a marquee game in the NFL again. After years of being one of the NFL’s biggest games of the season, last year’s Patriots-Colts battle lost its luster when Peyton Manning was lost for the season, and as a result the NFL moved last
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  • Coughlin, Manning disagree on issue with Giants passing game

    Coughlin, Manning disagree on issue with Giants passing game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2012
    There’s no question that something was wrong with the Giants’ passing game during Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Steelers. It’s not nearly as clear why the team’s normally potent passing game was so ineffective. Coach Tom Coughlin said after the gam
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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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  • Steelers' signature win sends message

    Steelers' signature win sends message

    ESPN.com Nov 5, 2012
    For the first eight weeks of the season, the top teams in the AFC have been Houston, Baltimore, New England and Denver. Now, after winning at the New York Giants, the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be on that list. Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said lead…
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  • Wake-up: Two-team race in AFC North

    Wake-up: Two-team race in AFC North

    ESPN.com Nov 5, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- The AFC North has become a two-team race now. The Baltimore Ravens (6-2) and Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) have clearly separated themselves from the Ohio teams at the midway point of the season. With fourth-quarter comebacks Sunday, Baltimore …
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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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  • EXTRA POINTS - Steelers vs Giants Post Game Wrap

    EXTRA POINTS - Steelers vs Giants Post Game Wrap

                                  "Archie get me out of here!!!"   EXTRA POINTS 
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  • Steelers Notebook: Same-day road trip no problem

    Steelers Notebook: Same-day road trip no problem

    post-gazette.com Nov 5, 2012
    The Steelers worked overtime Sunday, and it paid off in a big way.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Insight: Steelers The Team To Beat 02:16

    Countdown Daily Insight: Steelers The Team To Beat

    Nov 5
    Prim Siripipat and Eric Allen head to the IBM Insight Center to take a look at the Ben Roethlisberger's week 9 performance
  • 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.

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