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The Star-Ledger's Mike Garafolo analyzes Giants' thrilling victory in Dallas
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When I asked Eli Manning a few days ago if he ever thought about winning NFL Most Valuable Player honors, the Giants' quarterback looked as if I had two heads.
There’s only two things that’s going to keep Jason Pierre-Paul out of next month’s Pro Bowl: the Giants making it to the Super Bowl or him missing his flight to Hawaii. The kid who played about 15 minutes of football before he got to TIMEX has come a long way.
The Giants chose the raw 6’5″, 278-lb wunderkind out of South Florida with the 15th overall selection in the 2010...
Oh, Tim Tebow. Think you've got the NFL world wrapped around your pretty little finger, do you? Think you're the only one with a knack for pulling out miraculous victories that have a distinct whiff of divine intervention? WELL YOU ARE WRONG.
I'm sorry, Tebow. But you aren't the ONLY miracle-maker this NFL season. There is ANOTHER. It's true! There are...
Eli Manning threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Marion Manningham and the New York Giants had a 22-20 lead over the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys after three quarters on Sunday night.
Video: New York Giants Jason Pierre-Paul A.K.A. JPP blocks Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey's game tying field goal attempt week 14 to preserve the win for Big Blue.
It must have been a Deja Vu moment for the Dallas kicker and coach finding themselves once again in a field goal attempt situation late in a game to decide the outcome. Last week against the Arizona Cardinals Jason Garrett...
Eli Manning ended New York's four-game losing streak in style, leading the Giants to two touchdowns in the final 3:14 to beat the Dallas Cowboys 37-34 Sunday night in a showdown for first place in the NFC East. Dallas appeared to tie the game with a 47-yard field goal as time expired, but New York called a timeout.
The Giants took Sunday night's NFC East slugfest vs. the Cowboys 37-34 in Big D. New York is back on top of the division with a 7-6 mark while Dallas drops to the same record. Placekicker Don Bailey came on in the closing seconds to attempt a tying field goal, but the attempt was blocked by defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
Quarterback Eli Manning was once again...
He may have been a bit erratic in his ability to lead the New York Giants within an unsystematic division. In criticizing Eli Manning’s quarterback misery in a town where the media is critical with underperforming athletes, unafraid to boldly mock and taunt a player in a tabloid piece, he has silent his detractors by piloting the Giants to beat the Dallas Cowboys 37-34 Sunday night...
The Cowboys, with Tony Romo at QB, have exactly one playoff game. The Giants with Eli Manning at QB, have won four – all in the same postseason. In three other postseasons, they were one and done.
To say that both still have much to prove, even though their numbers are impressive, is an understatement. Eli needs to show the world he can still win the big game for the Blue. Romo...
Tom Coughlin said he'd like to be able to sneak inside the huddle during exciting moments in games, such as the fourth-quarter touchdown drives Sunday night, just to hear what Eli Manning is saying.
There’s a belief, supposedly supported by statistics, that calling a time out to ice the kicker doesn’t really hurt the kicker, and thus doesn’t help the effort. But it can nevertheless have a very specific benefit to the defense. Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul explained during Monday’s PFT Live that the meaningless kick coming after…
Deja Vu for Dallas as Kicker Has FG Blocked After Being Iced
By Jon Wagner
One final lead change resulted in another one of much greater significance as the New York Giants scored the last 15 points in the final 3:14 to shock the Dallas Cowboys, 37-34, at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday night and wrest control of the NFC East from the Cowboys with three weeks remaining in the regular season...