Giants' Bye Week Couldn't Have Gone Much BetterPhiladelphia and Washington lost and the Giants (5-5) returned to work Monday with a one-game lead in the NFC East with six games left in the regular season.
For Once, Giants In Control Of Their Own Playoff FateFor the first time in three seasons, the New York Giants control their playoff destiny heading into the home stretch of the NFL season.
Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From The Giants' Devastating Loss To PatriotsIt's rare when a team truly gets a big lift from a loss. Only time will tell if the Giants, who are in their bye week, will qualify in that category after suffering a dramatic 27-26 defeat to the New England Patriots.
Team Grades: Poor Decisions Doom Giants, Drop Nail Biter To Pats 27-26Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. The New York Giants put together a game effort, but the offense's inability to burn the game clock handed the New England Patriots an opportunity that the defending champs gladly accepted.
Palladino: Giants Had The Patriots Beat Several Times In Final 15 MinutesThe Giants had the Patriots, again. And then, with the swiftness of a 54-yard Stephen Gostkowski field goal, they didn’t.
Giants' Failures In 4th Quarter Lead To Most Painful Loss Of The SeasonAt some point this year, the New York Giants may learn how to finish games. It's been their weakness all season and it got them again on Sunday for the fourth time.
Giants Have Legitimate Shot To Make Playoffs For First Time In 4 SeasonsHeading into the final seven games of the regular season, things are looking up for the New York Giants.
Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From The Giants' Win Over The BucsThe Giants were finally able to capitalize on a feel-good moment this season.
PHOTOS: Giants Escape Tampa With Win Over BuccaneersThe Giants beat the Buccaneers, 32-18, to improve to 5-4 and remain in first place in the NFC East.
Team Grades: Steady Giants Drop Bucs 32-18The New York Giants (5-4) shrugged off last week's debacle against the New Orleans Saints by playing 60 minutes of mostly steady football.
Dottino: What To Watch For In Giants-Bucs, Plus A PredictionIt's time for the next "must-win" on the Giants' schedule. And there may be a few more of these before this season is over if they are going to remain in the hunt for the NFC East title.
Team Grades: Another Late Collapse Dooms Giants In 52-49 ShootoutThis game was a tale of two offenses, as the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants matched each other score for score. When the dust settled, New Orleans eked out a 52-49 victory on Kai Forbath's 50-yard field goal as time expired.