Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 11/10/11
The Giants are still buzzing from their win over New England, but suddenly a new reality id facing them: they have to travel cross-country this week to play the 7-1 San Francisco 49ers. The Niners are a team that can force the Giants play into their hands. The run the ball well and keep it out of the hands of Eli Manning. They also stop the run with the best of them, forcing the Giants to throw more at time when the Giants really need to get their running game going… The Giants will most likely be without RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), but he has not been ruled out as of yet. WR Hakeem Nicks (hamstring) ran on the side yesterday and will try to practice today. C David Baas (knee) is expected to return this week to face the 49ers, who he played for from 2005-10. Notes San Fran has a +12 turnover ratio as opposed to the Giants’ +7. The Giants’ defense has forced at least one turnover in 21 straight regular season games, the second longest active streak in the NFL (Atlanta 26). From Geico S...
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