Victor Cruz had seven catches for 131 yards, including a 77-yard TD on a post that won the game with 1:13 left. And midway through the third quarter, Joseph jarred the ball free from RB Alfred Morris at the Giants’ 39 with the score tied at 13.
The performance was so dominant Sunday that Candlestick Park was filled with a chant of “Let’s go Giants!” with nearly 4 minutes to play.
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has been activated for the Giants against the 49ers in a rematch of last season’s NFC championship game.
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has practiced for the second straight day, and there is a chance he will play on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers in a rematch of the NFC title game.
“It feels good to be somebody that the younger guys can look up to and come to for advice whenever they need it,” Cruz said. “It just so happens that in my third year I have to already switch hats and be the wise veteran to some of the younger guys.”
You can be sure the Niners and their fans will be out for revenge on Sunday. Not that Giants coach Tom Coughlin is too concerned.
Four wide receivers are inactive, two for each team, in Cleveland’s game at the New York Giants.
Wide receiver Ramses Barden, cornerback Jayron Hosley, safety Kenny Phillips and defensive tackle Rocky Bernard have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks won’t play in Sunday’s game against Cleveland because of recurring left foot and knee problems.
New York Giants rookie receiver Rueben Randle was on the receiving end of nationally-televised criticism by NBC football analyst Cris Collinsworth on Sunday, and it has left him a little confused.
Giants wide receiver Ramses Barden has been diagnosed with a concussion, and he did not practice on Wednesday.
“I think we’re still kind of getting through the bumps and bruises of the season, and I think we’re going to be alright,” Cruz said. “I think we’re getting to the chunk of our schedule in these upcoming weeks, and I think we’ll be OK.”
Eli Manning joined Mike Francesa a day after the Giants’ loss to the Eagles on Sunday night. He shared his thoughts on the tough defeat, which ended on a missed 54-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes.
Nicks misses his second straight game since injuring his foot and knee, Domenik Hixon starts in his place. New York is also missing starting right tackle David Diehl.
Eli Manning will be cool under pressure on Sunday night and will inspire the Giants to victory over the Eagles.