Posted October 18, 2012 on AP on Fox

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 12: Barry Cofield of the New York Giants celebrates with team mate Chris Canty after sacking Matt Moore of the Carolina Panthers during the NFL season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium on September 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Coming off its best performance of the season, the New York Giants' defense also may get a boost for its showdown against rookie sensation Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Veteran defensive tackle Chris Canty appears ready to return to the lineup Sunday after spending all season on the physically unable perform list while coming back from post-Super Bowl knee surgery. The timing could not be better with the Giants (4-2) preparing for the dynamic young quarterback who was the No. 2 pick in the draft. ''Hopefully we won't have to do too much chasing,'' Canty said after practice. ''Hopefully we can keep him contained. Obviously you want to limit what they can do as far as the perimeter game, keep him in the pocket, contain him in that regard, then get after him.'' Limiting Griffin has not been easy. He has transformed the Redskins (3-3) into the NFL's second-best rushing team, averaging 166 yards while leading the league in rushing touchdowns (11). Just last week, h...
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