Found January 15, 2012 on Shutdown Corner:
It was the play that ended the first half of the Green Bay Packers-New York Giants playoff game at Lambeau Field on Sunday night, and it may have been the backbreaker that put the Giants in a position to know that they had what it took to beat the 15-1 Pack even in one of the most hostile away-game environments in the NFL. Up 13-10 with six seconds left in the half and forst-and-10 at the Green Bay 37-yard line, Eli Manning took the ball out of a shotgun formation and prepared to hurl the kind of Hail Mary pass into the end zone that we've seen an infinite number of times. Most often, the ball is batted down or intercepted, but in this case, the Packers weren't on point enough to stop Hakeem Nicks from catching the ball in what seemed like a bit of optical illusion. Did he really catch that? <br /> The catch was perhaps the most incredible from Manning's arm since the amazing throw to David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII, when the Giants upset t...

Politi: Giants have seen Hakeem Nicks' massive mitts come in handy

'These are special hands, now,' Giants coach Tom Couhglin says after Nicks' performance against Packers

It's Business As Usual For the Giants

Some would call what transpired Sunday night an upset or a fluke. Is anyone really suprised by the "upset" though? The Giants went in to Lambeau Field and routed the hometown Packers 37-20. Big Blue had great performances all around and now travel to San Fransisco for a showdown with the 49ers. Here are some keys to the Giants win, and what to look for in the NFC Championship...

Lupica: Big Blue believers

It will be harder this time for Eli Manning and the Giants at Lambeau Field, even if the weather conditions aren’t supposed to be. It is a better Packers team this time and a better Packers quarterback. The Giants go up against 15-1 this time at Lambeau, go up against Aaron Rodgers having as great a regular season as any quarterback has ever had, in Green Bay or anywhere else.

Giants vs Packers Rematch: Three Reasons Why the Giants Will Win in Green Bay

In this NFC Division Round game between the Giants and the Packers, the Giants are considered to be the heavy underdogs against a Packers team that went 15-1 this past season. They will face off on Sunday at 4:30 PM EST. Both teams are now healthy and it should be a great re-match to the game they had in Week 13 at MetLife Stadium, in which the Giants narrowly lost by a score of...

01/16 (Giants, Wow) Quickie

Hey, don't miss Quickish's NFL stream this morning, with some smart takes on yesterday's games.The Packers were a great story this season -- a mini-dynasty (or standard version) in the making. The Giants waltzing into Lambeau and throttling them is an even better story, the kind of you-kind-of-hope-it-will-happen-but-don't-expect-it-to-happen result that makes sports...

Fun With Extrapolation: Quarterback Edition

So what I did here was extrapolate how many fantasy points quarterbacks would have if they started all 16 games. To make this list you either have to have played 8+ games or have been drafted in fantasy leagues in the top 24 QBs which really is only Peyton Manning and Donovan McNabb. So unfortunately I didn’t add Matt Flynn but if I had he would have averaged 44 fantasy points...

Cowboys Are Best in NFC, Right?

The Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers in "The Stick" with Tony Romo playing with a collapsed lung and broken ribs with a stunning overtime victory in what ended up being the Cowboys' best win of 2011 back in Week 2. The Cowboys had the New York Giants against the ropes before Eli Manning led a remarkable comeback down by double digits with under five minutes...


Dress the way you please and put your mind at ease It’s a city known for its freedom Cycles shining bright break the silence of the night Inhibitions, no, you don’t need them, no,no,no   After watching last night’s Giants victory over the Packers, I sat in stunned silence to the point my son was looking for a mirror to shove under my nose. I cannot believe this amazing...
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