Giants Team Grades: Mistake-Prone Big Blue Eliminated By Rodgers, PackersThe New York Giants (11-6) entered Sunday's contest against the Green Bay Packers (11-6) as a confident bunch. After 60 minutes of NFL playoff football, the team left frigid Lambeau Field bruised and battered and eliminated.
Jets Team Grades: RB Bilal Powell Helps New York End Season On A Positive NoteThe New York Jets were able to finish a disappointing campaign on a positive note, as carried by running back Bilal Powell, they dominated the Buffalo Bills to the tune of 30-10 in the 2016 NFL season finale.
NY Giants Team Grades: DRC Comes Up Big Blue As G-Men Eliminate Redskins 19-10The Washington Redskins (8-7-1) needed a victory to secure an NFL playoff berth, while the New York Giants (11-5) had nothing to gain. But the G-Men went on the road and stifled the 'Skins offense all afternoon. A second interception by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie tamped down a last minute threat by the Redskins, and Big Blue left the nation's capital with a 19-10 victory.
Jets Team Grades: Patriots Crush Jets 41-3 In Week 16A slow start quickly turned into a game to forget in Foxborough, as the New England Patriots handed the New York Jets a crushing 41-3 defeat in week 16.
NY Giants Team Grades: Eagles Crash Giants Playoff Party 24-19The New York Giants (10-5) needed a victory to clinch a playoff spot. But the Philadelphia Eagles (6-9) were not going to allow Big Blue to have the satisfaction of doing so at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants struggled early and a late Eli Manning interception sealed their fate in a 24-19 loss to the Birds.
Giants Team Grades: New York's Stifling Defense Clamps Down On Lions In 17-6 VictoryThis week's challenge for the New York Giants (10-4) was a rejuvenated Detroit Lions (9-5) squad. The crew from Motown had scratched their way to the top of the NFC North standings, but they were smothered by the "new" Big Blue Wrecking Crew in a 17-6 Giants victory.
Jets Team Grades: Gang Green Drops To 4-10 Following a 34-13 Rout Versus DolphinsThe New York Jets let a good start fall by the waste side, finishing Week 15 on the losing end of a 34-13 shellacking at tha hands of the Miami Dolphins.
Giants Team Grades: Big Blue Passes Big Test, Upends Cowboys 10-7An inspired defense, coupled with just enough Odell Beckham, propelled Big Blue to 10-7 victory at MetLife Stadium.
Jets Team Grades: Bilal Powell Carries Jets Past 49ers, 23-17, In OvertimeThanks to stellar second-half defense and a man-size effort from running back, Bilal Powell, the New York Jets handed the San Francisco 49ers their 12th straight loss, coming away with a 23-17 victory in overtime.
Jets Team Grades: Poor Marks All Around After Embarrassing 41-10 Loss To ColtsWith a 41-10 rout, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts put an end to the Ryan Fitzpatrick era in New York, and it's likely that second-year Jets head coach Todd Bowles will follow suit.
Giants Team Grades: Steelers Dominate Big Blue 24-14 At Heinz FieldThe New York Giants (8-4) entered Sunday's contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) with a six-game winning streak and plenty of questions. After a not-so-close 24-14 loss in the Steel City, Big Blue's playoff hope were dented, and the inevitable questions will continue this week.
Jets Team Grades: Bill Belichick's Patriots Hold Off Desperate Jets, 22-17Coming in as heavy underdogs, the Jets gave the Patriots all that they could handle, but would lose a 22-17 heartbreaker in the final two minutes of the ballgame.