Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 1/17/12

New York Giants 37, Green Bay 20 – Betterman by Pearl Jam

It feels a little like 2007. It was always known around the league that if there was one team that matched up well against the Packers it was the Giants. The G-Men have the pass rush it takes to slow down the Packers offense and the ground and pound running game to keep Rodgers off the field. On top of that they have an elite quarterback in Eli Manning who has now earned the privilege of no longer being called Peyton’s brother. As I wrote earlier in this season, there is no question Eli is an elite QB.

The Packers had their chances but they couldn’t hold on to the ball, with 3 huge fumbles at critical times of the game. While Rodgers was still solid it seemed he was just off enough to help the Giants get the big upset.

The game seem always within the Packers reach however it was the Giants who were always the team making the plays never taking their foot off the petal. A sweet Hail Mary grab before the half really helped the Giants take full control of the game and they never looked back.

This Giants team is as complete as its gets and are sure to give the 49ers a solid run for their money.

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