Originally posted on NBC New York  |  Last updated 12/4/11
The Giants responded to the challenge given to them by everyone infuriated by the way they played against the Saints on Monday night and showed buckets of fight against the Packers. Unfortunately, fight alone isn't enough to beat a team as good as Green Bay is this season. The Giants were in the game until the final minutes, but they couldn't find a way to avoid a 38-35 loss at the Meadowlands on Sunday afternoon. The Giants tied the score with 58 seconds to go on a great catch by Hakeem Nicks to cap another thrilling fourth-quarter drive by Eli Manning. They needed two and got it on a gutsy draw call to D.J. Ware, but they left Aaron Rodgers too much time. Rodgers completed four passes to move the Packers down the field in the blink of an eye to set up Mason Crosby for a 31-yard field goal. Crosby hit it and the Giants were moral victors, but actual losers. While this makes four straight losses for the Giants, leaving them at 6-6, there's a very different feeling in the wake of this game
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