Monday, December 5, 2011

Giants lose to Green Bay, 38-35; some see loss as moral victory


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A dejected Eli Manning walks off the field after the Giants lost to Green Bay, 38-35, on a last-second field goal.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 12/5/11

Giants rookie Jacquian Williams punished for aggressiveness on final drive


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Giants' Jacquian Williams is beaten by Jermichael Finley on Green Bay's game-winning field goal drive.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 12/5/11

TE Beckum Gives Early Boost vs. Packers


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Members of the Giants’ offense talked all week about the need for a fast start in order to make a run at the perfect Packers and that's exactly what TE Travis Beckum gave them.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 12/5/11

Mitch Petrus gets surprise start

Guard Mitch Petrus found out yesterday that he would get the starting nod on the Giants Offensive Line.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 12/5/11

Postgame Notes, Statistics & Anecdotes

Giants.com's Michael Eisen gives you the latest postgame Notes from the Giants heartbreaking loss to the Packers

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 12/5/11

Green Bay Packers put faith in quarterback Aaron Rodgers with game on the line

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) runs with the ball  in the 1st half.
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (r.) runs with the ball in the 1st half and carries the team late in the game as they improve to 12-0 this season.
By Kristie Ackert - NY Dailynews 12/5/11

Bradshaw able to put best foot forward, revitalizes Giant running game in return from injury


 The return of running back Ahmad Bradshaw from broken foot gives Giant running game a big boost.
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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (l.) is tackled by Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson in the first quarter of Green Bay's win.
By Ebenezer Samuel - NY Dailynews 12/5/11

NY Giants can’t take down Aaron Rodgers, undefeated Green Bay Packers, lose on last-second field goal

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 04:  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on December 4, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Aaron Rodgers (c.) beats the Giants in the final minute as the Green Bay Packers move to 12-0 this season.
By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 12/5/11

Game of the year a disappointment for Tom Coughlin and NY Giants in loss to Green Bay Packers


 New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin in the second half when the New York Giants played the Green Bay Packers Sunday, December 4, 2011 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. New York Giants lost 38-35. GIANTS V GREEN BAY PACKERS S WEB GALLERY
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 Tom Coughlin and Giants fall short against the undefeated Packers.
By Mike Lupica - NY Dailynews 12/5/11

LB Blackburn fits the middle vs. Packers

LB Chase Blackburn returned into action and recorded an interception against the Packers

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 12/5/11

Giants lose to Packers at Last Second

FULL NELSON: Packers receiver Jordy Nelson heads out of bounds in front of the Giants’ Will Blackmon with a 27-yard gain in the final minute to set up the Packers’ game-winning field goal.
FULL NELSON: Packers receiver Jordy Nelson heads out of bounds in front of the Giants’ Will Blackmon with a 27-yard gain in the final minute to set up the Packers’ game-winning field goal.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 12/5/11

The Packers continue their quest for a perfect 16-0 record

NOT PACKING IT IN: Packers receiver Greg Jennings fights for yards on the game-winning drive that gave his team a 38-35 victory over the Giants and a still-perfect record.
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NOT PACKING IT IN: Packers receiver Greg Jennings fights for yards on the game-winning drive that gave his team a 38-35 victory over the Giants and a still-perfect record.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 12/5/11

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn’t have to be perfect to beat the Giants

ON HIS TOES: Packers receiver Donald Driver beats Corey Webster and keeps both feet inbounds to catch a 7-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers, who drove Green Bay to its 12th victory against no losses, 38-35 over the Giants yesterday.
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ON HIS TOES: Packers receiver Donald Driver beats Corey Webster and keeps both feet inbounds to catch a 7-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers, who drove Green Bay to its 12th victory against no losses, 38-35 over the Giants yesterday.
By George Willis - NY Post 12/5/11

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