Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/5/12
Uh oh, here comes the New York Giants second half swoon right on schedule.  The tell-tale signs have been there for weeks but, come Game 9 every season, it becomes official. On Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Giants hoped to create a three hour diversion to Hurricane Sandy for Giants fans dealing with the aftermath of the storm.  Looking back, Big Blue's fans mostly diverted their eyes from the poor play on the MetLife Stadium field.  The only heroes on yesterday's turf came in the pre-game ceremony honoring the storm's first responders. The Giants — somehow — actually led 20-10 going into the fourth quarter despite another middling game from Eli Manning.  The Giants, who have become accustomed to Manning's heroics, got none,  and blew the lead before losing, 24-20. Up front and most prominent has been Manning's slump over the past four games. He was 10-for-24 for only 125 yards Sunday and looked more flustered than usual. "We've got to get him back on track," said G...
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