Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/9/12
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants, who last year were shredded by the New Orleans Saints, returned the favor by handing the Saints a 52-27 beat-down Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The Giants' defense forced four turnovers, and New York rookie David Wilson scored three touchdowns. The Giants, who snapped a three-game winning streak by the Saints in the teams' series, stayed atop of the NFC East at 8-5. The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys are each one game back. Wilson returned four first-half kickoffs for 227 yards, including a 97-yarder for a touchdown, as the Giants jumped out to a 21-13 halftime lead. Wilson also scored his first and second career rushing touchdowns in the second half, and he set a franchise record with 327 all-purpose yards. He gained 100 yards on 13 carries. The kickoff returns in particular were backbreakers for the Saints, with Thomas Morstead's kicks landing shorter than usual. "It's outdoors, they had a little bit of a breeze down there...
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