A complete effort across the board. How ironic considering the Giants often had trouble putting everything together at once this season, one that has ended in an NFC East championship and their first postseason appearance in three years.
One game. One playoff spot – and not just entrance into the postseason, but a first-round home game, too.
Was that Santa or Victor Cruz racing down the right sideline for a 99-yard TD? His memorable gift sparked the Giants to a 29-14 victory
The bottom line is that the NFL doesn’t care about which player said what – it will simply look at the final score Saturday afternoon and adjust the standings.
How many times do the Giants have to stumble before they realize that this team actually has a chance to make something out of the 2011season?
A three-game season, that’s what it has come down to for the Giants.
There is fight left in these Giants after all! Eli Manning? Well, that’s six comeback victories this season and 20 for his career.
The Giants should consider themselves very fortunate – the schedule maker gave them two games against the first-place Cowboys in the final month of the season.
A pessimist will tell you that there are no moral victories in the NFL. Roger Goodell does not count them when he sends teams into the postseason.
Coach Tom Coughlin has tried to remain methodical in his approach to the Giants slide. However, he’s dealing with a roster that may not have enough bite to get the job done against the undefeated Packers.
Now what? Coach Tom Coughlin and his staff must figure how to stop what officially has become a losing streak, given the Giants lost their third straight – an embarrassing 49-24 defeat in New Orleans on Monday night.
The Giants are taking a broken-down roster into New Orleans, where the Saints are putting up nearly 40 points per game this season.
Coach Tom Coughlin made no excuses for how his Giants, specifically, the offense, failed to bring the proper intensity needed to beat the desperate Philadelphia Eagles. The horror show was all on tape, anyway.
This may be the most challenging portion of the Giants’ schedule, and not just because they need to grind out wins against some of their most difficult opponents.
Maybe every NFL coach would take it if you told them they’d been in a position to win the game in the fourth quarter every week. But that’s a dangerous way to live – as Tom Coughlin and his Giants found out by dropping a 27-20 thriller in San Francisco.