Neither the Giants or the Philadelphia Eagles would want it any other way – for all practical purposes, the NFC East title will be on the line when these two 9-4 teams clash on Sunday.
The Giants have placed Steve Smith on injured reserve with a knee injury. The G-Men announced the expected move Thursday and signed tight end Jake Ballard to take his spot on the roster.
With the team riding a two-game losing streak that has suddenly put it out of a playoff position, the Giants (6-4) learned that leading receiver Hakeem Nicks is going to be sidelined for at least three weeks.
Obviously, the Giants are auditioning for the latest edition of Football Follies because they’ve put together a rather impressive collection of bloopers this season – with each reel being almost more unbelievable than the previous one.
Derek Hagan has been added by the Giants to bolster New York’s dwindling receiving corps.