Found October 23, 2012 on Football Nation:
At 5-2 and sitting on top of the NFC east, by all appearances the Giants seemed to be in very good shape. After all, Manning is having another All-Pro season and Victor Cruz is showing the football world that last season he wasn’t a one year wonder.However, all is not well in Giants-ville as questions regarding the Giants remaining schedule (which is the toughest schedule in the NFC East) looms heavily on the team’s final outcome on the season. The Giants have 5 road games and 4 home games remaining and there no easy opponent among them. Looking over the remaining 9 games, I believe that there are three major factors that will decide whether or not the Giants make the postseason.Factor 1: NFC Division Rivals: Last season the Giants had a 3-3 record against their division rivals and squeaked into the playoffs with a 9-7 record. So far this season, the Giants are 1-2 within their division with 3 more games remaining each against the Cowboys, Eagles and Redskins. The worst case scenari...
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