Sunday, December 25, 2011

Big Blue a win from playoffs; Jets on life support

CHARLES WENZELBERG/NEW YORK POST
FLIGHT ON: Brandon Jacobs takes off Santonio Holmes-style to celebrate the Giants’ win over the Jets.
By Brian Costello - NY Post 12/25/11

Postgame Notes, Stats & Anecdotes

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 12/24/11

Coughlin takes hit, enjoys victory

Tom Coughlin was hit at the knees on the sideline late in Saturday’s game by his running back D.J. Ware, who was pushed after the whistle and out of bounds by Jets linebacker Aaron Maybin. Coughlin was briefly attended to on the sideline and got back up to coach the closing minutes of the 29-14 victory, standing on his own power.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 12/24/11

Giants' defense shows up big against Jets

Chris Canty, Mark Sanchez
AP Photo/Bill KostrounChris Canty's sack of Mark Sanchez for a safety sealed the game for the Giants.
By Dan Graziano - ESPNNY.com 12/25/11

NY Giants defensive end Justin Tuck blocks out aches and pains, turns in big performance in Big Blue's win over NY Jets

Justin Tuck sacks Mark Sanchez, putting all his aches and pains aside
Howard Simmons/New York Daily News
Justin Tuck sacks Mark Sanchez, putting all his aches and pains aside
By Ebenezer Samuel - NY Dailynews 12/25/11

Jacobs to Rex: Scrooge you

After Giants' big win, Jacobs calls Ryan 'disrespectful bastard'
WILLIAM PERLMAN/THE STAR-LEDGER
Those aren't Christmas tidings Rex Ryan and Brandon Jacobs are sharing. On the heels of the Giants' 29-14 win yesterday at MetLife Stadium, which pushes the jets to the brink of elimination, Jacobs cut loose, calling Ryan a "big-mouthed, big-bellied coach who talks too much."
By Steve Serby - NY Post 12/25/11

Cruz makes like Dasher on 99-yard TD

LEAP SERVICE: Victor Cruz hops up in front of the Jets bench after a big reception in the Giants’ 29-14 victory yesterday. The second-year wideout also had a 99-yard touchdown catch-and-run to become the franchise single-season receiving yards record holder.
REUTERS
LEAP SERVICE: Victor Cruz hops up in front of the Jets bench after a big reception in the Giants’ 29-14 victory yesterday. The second-year wideout also had a 99-yard touchdown catch-and-run to become the franchise single-season receiving yards record holder.
By Steve Serby - NY Post 12/25/11

Big Blue’s ‘D’ finally steps up when called upon

TUCK AND COVER: Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez can not escape defensive end Justin Tuck and the Giants’ ferocious pass rush.
NEIL MILLER
TUCK AND COVER: Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez can not escape defensive end Justin Tuck and the Giants’ ferocious pass rush.
By George Willis - NY Post 12/25/11

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