Found October 16, 2011 on
New York Giants
It is far too early to know how this Giants season is going to finish up, but it certainly seems like it is going to be an exciting ride.
The Giants looked like they were on their way to another brutal fourth-quarter loss when Corey Webster snatched the ball and the game away from the Bills. Webster's second interception of the game came on the Giants' four-yard-line with four minutes to play, and the Giants turned it into a Lawrence Tynes field goal and a 27-24 victory.
They got more help from the Bills along the way. Drayton Florence was flagged twice for pass interference on the winning drive, adding to one he picked up earlier in the game in his entirely futile attempt to stop Hakeem Nicks on the afternoon.
Not that the Giants didn't try to give the game away before deciding to win it. Eli Manning should have been picked off on a third-down pass at the Bills goal line, but Leodis McKelvin dropped the ball and the Giants were able to kick the field goal.
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http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/10/giants_corey_webster_notches_t.htmlGiants cornerback Corey Webster lets out a yell after he intercepts a pass during the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. It was his first of two interceptions in the Giants' 27-24 win.By Zach Berman - Star Ledger 10/17/11
Webster's big game comes at the perfect time for Giants
The line between being the hero or the goat is thin for an NFL cornerback, and the Giants' Corey Webster spent Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium teetering precariously on that line while battling Buffalo wide receiver Steve Johnson.
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/10/giants-bills_game_review_a_loo.htmlGiants safeties coach David Merritt said cornerback Corey Webster's two-interception game against the Bills deserves a game ball. We agree.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 10/17/11
Corey Webster saved the Giants’ defense from having to answer some unpleasant questions by making two crucial interceptions in yesterday’s 27-24 victory over the Bills at MetLife Stadium.
Webster picked off Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick at the Giants’ 4-yard line with 4:10 left in the game and the...
The last time the Bills moved down the field in the closing minutes against the Giants in a big game, it ended with Scott Norwood going wide right from 47 yards in the final seconds of Super Bowl XXV. And the last time Corey Webster had a game-saving interception in a big game it was against Brett Favre in overtime of the NFC Championship Game four years ago in Green Bay.
Buffalo QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is kicking himself today for underthrowing his favorite target – WR Stevie Johnson – on two long passes down the sideline.
Both times, Giants’ CB Corey Webster turned just in time to pick the ball off…
“The two interceptions I threw, you couldn’t ask for a better coverage, couldn’t ask for a better play, couldn’t ask for a better route...
Cornerback Corey Webster was beaten for a game-tying touchdown pass to Stevie Johnson but also had two interceptions against Ryan Fitzpatrick, who came into the game with only four INTs all season. Webster on both picks was in man coverage on Johnson and jumped on underthrown passes.
It's funny how quickly perception can change because of one play.
If Corey Webster doesn't come down with an interception near the goal line with just over four minutes to play on Sunday afternoon, there's a good chance that the Giants lose to the Bills and that we're sitting here discussing the bleak future of the Giants.
Instead of being 4-2 and in first place...
On the verge of blowing their second straight fourth-quarter lead, the Giants turned the tables on the Buffalo Bills in the final 4:02. It started with an interception near the goal line by cornerback Corey Webster and ended with a Lawrence Tynes field goal with 1:32 remaining that gave the Giants the 27-24 win.