Found October 01, 2012 on
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It seems almost predictable that Eli Manning would lead the New York Giants on another game-winning drive.
He'd done it in two Super Bowls and 24 other times in his career entering Sunday night's contest against the division rival Philadelphia Eagles. The momentum built even before the Eagles were called for pass interference twice on the would-be last-second clincher.
Then, almost as quickly, the drive scuffled, the potential game-winning field goal fell short and the Eagles held onto a 19-17 victory at Lincoln Financial Field.
"We were in a bunch last year," said Manning, referencing the Giants' eight fourth-quarter comebacks last season. "We had a few we didn't win. That's why you don't want to be down in the fourth quarter and have to find a way to fight back."
Manning referenced a couple of games last season -- a loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10 and another a week later to the Eagles -- as a couple of instances where, li...
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