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The Penalty Flag:
It seemed like Deja-Vu as New York Giants fans watched Matt More lead the win-less Miami Dolphins to a two-possession first-half lead, Sunday afternoon, it appeared as if Moore was going to do what Charlie Whitehurst did to New York a few weeks ago in their home building. But, behind a come-from-behind win by Eli Manning, who threw for 349 yards, the Giants were able to pull off a win they needed to have, considering the remaining nine games on their schedule. At this point in the season — seven games in — New York sits comfortable at 5-2, although some Giants’ fans might tell you they should be, at the very least, 6-1 with losses to the Seattle Seahawks at home and the Washington Redskins on the road in Week 1. The rest of the NFC East stands below .500 at 3-4, thanks to the Philadelphia Eagles trumping the Dallas Cowboys last night on Sunday Night Football, giving New York a two-game lead in the division. Over the next nine weeks, the Giants will face opponents with an overall 39-25 record, including three first-place teams, and still have four games against divisional opponents, playing Dallas twice in the final [...]
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http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/6631/apparently-eli-manning-is-the-godfather-of-pranksBy Katie Baker - 10/14/11
SEATTLE -- The Seahawks gave up 17 points in the final five minutes to Cincinnati, but don't say they collapsed.
Charlie Whitehurst for Cleveland Browns MVP. You know he deserved it.
Tom Coughlin told his Giants to watch out for the winless Miami Dolphins and they came real close to missing the message.
Luckily for New York, Eli Manning was there to pick up everyone - and put embattled Dolphins coach Tony Sparano under even more pressure.
Manning threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 to play and the Giants barely avoided a post-bye letdown...
Victor Cruz among receivers who say Manning is an elite quarterback
Eli Manning was mocked for suggesting he was in the NFL’s elite group of quarterbacks. But if he can avoid the second-half swoon that has plagued him over the years, he’s earned the comparison.....
Quarterback Eli Manning provided most of the offense Sunday in the Giants’ 20-17 win over the Dolphins, throwing for 2 touchdowns and 19 of his team’s 21 first downs.
Giants respect Tom Brady, but revere Eli ManningON POINT:The Patriots’ Tom Brady is the more acclaimed quarterback in Sunday’s showdown in Foxborough, but the Giants say they wouldn’t trade Eli Manning for anyone.By Steve Serby - NY Post 11/2/11
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- Eli Manning on pace for 30 TDs & 10 Ints for the season.
- Brandon Jacobs and Justin Tuck are among the players the Giants welcome back after the bye week.
- Prince Amukamara will not play this week.
- Winds are swirling in both end zones & effecting the kicking game during warm-ups.
The Giants’ comeback victory over the Miami Dolphins yesterday was no masterpiece but the numbers were indicative of the outcome. The Giants did the things they needed to do to win – plain and simple.
They won the time of possession battle, holding the ball for 32 minutes, even though they had the same amount of possessions as Miami (10 – which is incredibly low in this...
The Giants really like digging a hole for themselves. They trail 14-10 at halftime at the Meadowlands because they woke up on their last possession of the first half after getting thoroughly outplayed by the winless Dolphins for the first 27 minutes of the game. Eli Manning completed nine-of-10 passes, culminating in a touchdown pass…
Steven Jackson rushes for 159 yards and two touchdowns to help St. Louis defeat New Orleans, 31-21. Eli Manning throws two TD strikes to lead New York to a 20-17 victory.ST. LOUIS -- The NFL's lowest-scoring team turned the tables on the league's highest-scoring team, and the St. Louis Rams used a big game from Steven Jackson and an impressive defensive effort to beat Drew...