Found January 08, 2012 on Giants Football Blog:
- Giants are home favorites, which hasn’t been good luck for them this year. Still, their intensity level should be high and a letdown is not expected. - Bad start for the Giants’ offense: an incompletion and a false start on Nicks led to a three and out. On the Falcons’ first drive, Michael Turner was stuffed on two runs, and the pass rush forced an incomplete pass for a three and out.

Giants look to shut down Falcons’ Michael Turner

Giants look to shut down Falcons’ Michael TurnerBy Mark Hale - NY Post 1/7/12

Falcons’ Offense Shutout by Giants? That’s Mularkey!

Sure the New York Giants have a pretty good defense but there is no way the Atlanta Falcons should have been shutout during their Wild Card playoff game against the Giants with all of the offensive weapons they possess. Seriously, if the Denver Broncos’ offensive coordinator could take the league’s 27th ranked passer and put up 30 points of offense against the Pittsburgh Steelers’...

Giants must avoid upset vs. Falcons

Giants must avoid upset vs. FalconsAPTURNER FOR THE WORSE: The Giants must curtail Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) today at MetLife Stadium if they wish to advance past the wild-card round.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/8/12

Game story: Falcons outmuscled by Giants, 24-2

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) takes down Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33). APEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Much to the dismay of the Falcons’ front office and despite their best efforts, the Falcons are not a championship level NFL team. The Falcons were defeated by the New York Giants 24-2 and rudely escorted from the playoffs at MetLife Stadium before...

Atlanta Falcons (10-6) vs. New York Giants (9-7)

The Falcons come into this game pretty hot as they have won three of their last four games. The Giants have also won three of their last four games.  The Falcons are 4-4 on the road this year and the Giants are 4-4 at home this year.  Here’s a look at some pretty even matchups in this game: When the Falcons have the ball:  The Falcons gameplan will likely be to pound at the...

Falcons Manhandled in the Meadowlands

The Falcons were manhandled by the Giants on Wild Card Weekend as the NFC South club was defeated 24-2 in the Meadowlands. Fantasy Spin: Quarterback Matt Ryan completed 24 of 41 passes for just 199 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions. Running back Michael Turner also failed to find his groove, as he was held to 41 yards on 15 carries. The Giants defense also did an outstanding...

Falcons' Jones and Turner probable for Sunday

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Michael Turner are among 18 players listed as probable for Sunday's playoff clash with the New York Giants.

50 Falcons-Giants Playoff Takeaways

50) You are not allowed, as an NFL analyst, to say Michael Turner's name without connecting it to "a load"49) If you get off on completions for no yardage or first downs, this game made your day48) Mike Smith can not be trusted with fourth down play calling, or not looking like a guy on "To Catch A Predator"47) Eli's intentional grounding for safety was...

Among the NFL’s top 20 rushers this year, no one weighs more than Atlanta’s Michael Turner. Most are not within 20 pounds of the 5-foot-10, 247-pounder, and just three are shorter than him. “He’s a bowling ball,” Giants linebacker and former Falcons teammate Michael Boley said yesterday...

Giants vs. Falcons: Star-Studded Affair

If the Giants are to advance to the divisional round, they will have to defuse Ryan and his array of weapons on the Falcons’ offense, including running back Michael Turner, wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones and the most prolific tight end in NFL history, Tony Gonzalez.By Michael Eisen - 1/6/12

Giants blitz

HERO The Giants defense delivered an absolutely dominant performance, holding the Falcons offense to zero points and 247 total yards. A mostly ineffective unit all season, Perry Fewell’s crew stopped Michael Turner, contained Tony Gonzalez and shut down Matt Ryan. “Probably our best effort so far this year,” Justin...

New York Giants 24, Atlanta Falcons 2

The Atlanta Falcons had a day to forget yesterday.  They scored only on a Eli Manning safety when he grounded the ball in the end zone.  The offense did next to nothing against the Giants’ D.  Matt Ryan completed 24 of 41 passes for 199 yards without a TD pass or INT.  Michael Turner led the way for the Falcons in the running game with 41 yards on 15 carries (2.7 ypc).  WR...
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