Despite injuries, Giants tied for NFC East lead

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 03, 2011
After missing the playoffs the past two years with late-season collapses, losing key players to free agency and then being hit a number of injuries before the start of the season, there weren't a lot of people expecting much from the New York Giants. The only thing that seemed certain was that Tom Coughlin was on the hot seat a little more than three years after guiding the Giants to their third Super Bowl title. Well, guess what? Four games into the season, the Giants (3-1) are tied with the Washington Redskins for first place in the NFC East. And what makes New York's position even more unlikely is that they have only played one game at MetLife Stadium.
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