He could have beaten up his team over their up-and-down play. Rather he’s told the Giants, who hold a one-game lead in the NFC East at 7-5, they have to win their final four games.
In some ways the rematch with the Washington Redskins turned out to be a reverse of their first meeting. The Giants will be looking hard in the mirror after this one, as they were penalized nine times for 73 yards.
Coach Tom Coughlin and his players have experienced the phenom known as RGIII — and they escaped in Week 7, winning 27-23. But the Washington Redskins no longer have that element of surprise on their side.
Eli Manning threw for 249 yards, tossed three touchdowns and — most importantly — didn’t throw an interception.
Time to get back to business. Giants coach Tom Coughlin and his players have been through their bye week and won’t have any respite for the rest of the season.
Paul Dottino says Giants fans should forget everything they’ve heard about a second-half swoon.
Tom Coughlin knows it. His players know it. The Giants have built a 6-3 record and own a two-game lead in the NFC East without having consistently played championship-caliber football.
Coach Tom Coughlin always reminds his team to “finish,” but they wasted a 20-10 lead by allowing two touchdown drives to lose this one.
Eli and Big Ben have two Super Bowl rings apiece and share admiration for one another as they enhance the luster of their draft class when they face each other on Sunday.
The lead was 23-0, but it was not enough. Somehow, the Giants allowed the Dallas Cowboys to score 24 consecutive points before getting two Lawrence Tynes field goals in the fourth quarter to pull it out, 29-24. Let’s take a review of the ballgame.
The Giants’ best motivation of all? The fact that they played their ‘C’ game against the Cowboys in Week 1. Watch out, Dallas.
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 Redskins possess the NFL’s most dynamic rookie in quarterback Robert Griffin III. And if that’s not enough, the Giants need to remember how they were swept by a subpar Redskins team last season. So here are three matchups to watch.
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.
Perhaps the only thing missing from this game are the stakes – it’s only the sixth week of the regular season, although it’s very possible the winner will be able to call upon this result to help gain a tiebreaker advantage for the playoffs.