After delivering so many times with late comebacks and big performances, Eli Manning and the Giants couldn’t provide a happy ending for the storm-ravaged fans who came to see them against the Steelers.
The Steelers shocked the Giants by rallying for a 24-20 victory at MetLife Stadium.
While the Giants prepare for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, the electronic equipment at the bottom of the locker of the NFC Defensive Player of the Week was a sign of another opponent the Giants are facing this week — the aftermath of Sandy.
In the last three weeks, the New York Giants’ offensive line has played extremely well together — so well that there doesn’t seem to be room for veteran David Diehl to return to a starting role.
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.
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Giants tight end Martellus Bennett returned in the second quarter of Sunday’s game with Cleveland after suffering a left knee injury.
Eli Manning will be cool under pressure on Sunday night and will inspire the Giants to victory over the Eagles.
Eli Manning chatted with Mike Francesa on Friday about the Giants’ dominant win over the Panthers on Thursday.
Andre Brown is determined to find a lasting home in the NFL with the team that originally drafted him — the Giants. If he keeps playing like he did Thursday night, he just might.
Some fans call him “Easy Eli,” but it was an uphill climb for Manning to pull off another trademark fourth-quarter comeback and secured the Giants’ first win of the season.
The Bennett brothers are always pulling for each other, ready to lend a hand. This Sunday it’s a different story.
“We’ll come back on Monday, pick up the intensity, make sure our preparation is perfect and make sure we play better football next week,” Manning said.
It’s only one game, sure. The first, to boot. But the old issues that nearly doomed the Giants’ Super Bowl run in the womb of the regular season cropped up once again.
The Super Bowl champion Giants certainly didn’t pick up where they left off.