Saints head coach Sean Payton pointed to New Orleans’ nearly 10-minute edge in time of possession, converting seven of 13 third downs compared to the Eagles’ three of 12.
So the Jets weren’t all (trash) talk after all. Now Rex Ryan’s rowdy bunch is headed to its second straight AFC championship game after New York backed up its coach’s boasts with a 28-21 win Sunday over the Patriots – the team that had the best record in the NFL.
Placekicker Shayne Graham’s stay with the New York Giants is over after one game.
The New York Giants have signed kicker Shayne Graham because of Lawrence Tynes’ ankle injury.