Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 12/13/11
Lets begin with the positive, shall we? Giants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 14. JPP had two sacks, a forced fumble and a safety in Sunday night’s nationally-televised game vs Dallas. He topped off the dominant performance by blocking the potential game-tying field goal with one-second remaining, sealing a 37-34 victory which put the Giants in first place in the NFC East. Read our feature on JPP by Greg Hanlon below QB Eli Manning has tied Pro Football Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas (1959) and his brother Peyton (2002) for the most fourth-quarter touchdown passes in a season with 14. Manning also passed for 400 yards in the win over Dallas, his third 400-yard game this year. Eli and Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino are the only players in NFL history to have at least three 400-yard passing games in a season. Marino accomplished the feat twice, throwing for 400 yards four times in 1984 and three times in 1986. Tuesday is an off-day f...
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