Originally written December 10, 2012 on Football Nation:
I love football and I will watch almost any game no matter who is playing, regardless of the lack of meaning that a particular contest could have.But when a game appears on the schedule that is make or break for teams, you really have my attention. The 7-5 Giants desperately needed a win to stay ahead of the Cowboys and the surging Redskins, while the Saints last hope for the playoffs and, moreover, respectability was at stake.Drew Brees has owned the Giants, winning the last three contests in a string of flawless performances. Eli has been a disaster at these contests, looking more confused than Sara Palin at a Mensa meeting.It was not to be. History would not repeat itself as Big Blue beat the Saints like they owed the Mara family money. Eli, after his usual rough start, threw four TDs and found himself out shined by David Wilson, who ran by the Saints' D so fast that they went back in time.The Saints had been hanging on (even after that debacle against Atlanta) to their playo...
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