Sunday, January 8, 2012

Prince fills in for injured Ross

Rookie CB Prince Amuakamara was pressed into action when Aaron Ross left the game in the second half
By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/8/12


Postgame Stats, Notes & Anecdotes


Giants.com's Michael Eisen gives you all the latest notes, stats and anecdotes from the win over the Falcons!

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 1/8/12


Giants D shuts down 4th & 1

The Giants Defense played big when the Falcons went for on 4th and one twice in the game

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/8/12

Coach Coughlin Postgame Comments

Coach Coughlin meets with the media following the Giants 24-2 win over the Falcons!

By Giants.com 1/8/12

Giants advance, defeat Falcons, 24-2

Eli Manning and the Giants' stellar offense and defense against the Falcons propels them into a showdown with Green Bay next Sunday!

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 1/8/12

Rematch: Giants vs. Packers, Next Sunday

With the win on Sunday over the Falcons, a preview of next week's divisional game between the Giants and Packers.

By Giants.com 1/8/12

NY Giants smother the Atlanta Falcons in 24-2 wild card rout as Big Blue advances to face Green Bay Packers

NY Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (88) celebrates 72-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter that gives Big Blue 17-2 lead.

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NY Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (88) celebrates 72-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter that gives Big Blue 17-2 lead.

By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/8/12

Hakeem Nicks, defense lead Giants to wild-card win over Falcons

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Hakeem Nicks celebrates after a 72-yard touchdown in the third quarter of the Giants' 24-2 wild-card win over the Falcons.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/8/12

Giants Gameday: Giants host Atlanta Falcons in NFL playoffs

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Kenny Phillips and the Giants' secondary will be key today against the Atlanta Falcons.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 1/8/12

Giants vs. Falcons: When NFL teams leave their domes for colder weather

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By Dan Worthington - Star Ledger 1/8/12

Giants vs. Falcons: Atlanta's offensive linemen, 'dirtbags' or not, face a tough task in playoff game

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Aenter Todd McClure and the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line face off against the Giants today in a playoff game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.By Conor Orr - Star Ledger 1/8/12

Eli Manning, Giants quarterbacks coach Mike Sullivan turn the corner together

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In only his second season as a quarterbacks coach, Mike Sullivan has used some unconventional techniques to help the Giants' Eli Manning set franchise and career marks this season.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 1/8/12

Victor Cruz, Tony Gonzalez highlight growth of Hispanic players in NFL

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Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is one of the NFL's most prominent Hispanic players.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 1/8/12

Politi: Giants' Victor Cruz is a walking, breathing 'message of hope' for Paterson

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Former Paterson Catholic football coach Benjie Wimberly tours the old field where he coached Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, helping the now-closed school to a 2003 state title.By Steve Politi - Star Ledger 1/8/12

D'Alessandro: Giants' Michael Boley is in a great position with a little help from a friend

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Giants linebacker Michael Boley was a three-time first-team All-Conference USA selection from 2002-04.By Dave D'Allesandro - Star Ledger 1/8/12

NY Giants defensive linemen Justin Tuck, Jason Pierre-Paul and Mathias Kiwanuka in a rush to crush Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan


 New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora (72)celebrating after a sack the 2nd half of the Giants 31-14 win.

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Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and company are ready to get after the postseason quarterbacks.
By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/8/12

Atlanta's Matt Ryan in similar position as NY Giants' Eli Manning prior to Super Bowl win

SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 2: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons audibles in the fourth quarter during play against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 2, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. The Falcons won the game 30-28. (Photo by Stephen Brashear /Getty Images)

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Matt Ryan sets Falcons records for yards (4,177) and touchdowns (29) in 2011.
By Hank Gola - NY Dailynews 1/8/12

NY Giants believe anything's possible as NFL playoff run begins at MetLife Stadium and hopes to end in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Mathias Kiwanuka (r.) believes from above that the Giants are Super Bowl contenders.
By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/8/12

Another Super Bowl run would set Eli Manning apart from brother Peyton Manning, New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees and Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers

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There's no doubt Eli will be the Mann if he's able to lead the New York Giants back to the Super Bowl.
By Gary Myers - NY Dailynews 1/8/12

Serby's Sunday Q&A with the... New York Giants

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By Steve Serby - NY Post 1/8/12

Falcons vs. Giants: Live Reaction, News and Analysis for NFC Wild Card Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 22:  Jason Snelling #44 of the Atlanta Falcons runs the ball against Aaron Rouse #26 of the New York Giants on November 22, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Falcons 34-31 in overtime.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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By James Dudko - Bleacher Report 1/8/12

Falcons vs. Giants: Why Victor Cruz Spells Trouble for Atlanta Secondary

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 01:  Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants goes up to make a catch against  Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on January 1, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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By Gary Davenport - Bleacher Report 1/8/12

NFL Playoffs 2012: Key to a New York Giants Victory vs. the Atlanta Falcons

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 01:   Jason Pierre-Paul #90 of the New York Giants reacts after a sack in the first quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on January 1, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
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By Walter McKeough - Bleacher Report 1/8/12

NFL Playoff Picks: Falcons vs. Giants Will Be Decided Through the Air

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 22:  Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants talks with Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons after their game on November 22, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Falcons 34-31 in overtime.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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By Josh Martin - Bleacher Report 1/8/12

10 Keys to Victory vs. Falcons

Dan Salomone gives you his ten keys to victory for the Giants over the Falcons!

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/8/12

Giants vs. Falcons Key Matchups

We take a look at key matchups in Sunday's playoff game with the Falcons

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/8/12

Giants must avoid upset vs. Falcons

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TURNER FOR THE WORSE: The Giants must curtail Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) today at MetLife Stadium if they wish to advance past the wild-card round.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/8/12

Falcs will unleash star DE

JOHN ON THE SPOT: Former Jet John Abraham (left, with Falcons teammate Jonathan Babineaux), led Atlanta in sacks this season and hopes to add more today against the Giants in a wild-card playoff game at MetLife Stadium.
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JOHN ON THE SPOT: Former Jet John Abraham (left, with Falcons teammate Jonathan Babineaux), led Atlanta in sacks this season and hopes to add more today against the Giants in a wild-card playoff game at MetLife Stadium.
By Bart Hubbuch - NY Post 1/8/12

David Tyree, Giants Super Bowl hero, praises Victor Cruz before their battle vs. Falcons

IN HIS IMAGE: Giants Super Bowl XLII standout David Tyree, making his amazing balll-to-helmet catch against the Patriots) is a huge fan of Victor Cruz, and sees a lot of himself in Big Blue’s blossoming receiving star.
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IN HIS IMAGE: Giants Super Bowl XLII standout David Tyree, making his amazing balll-to-helmet catch against the Patriots) is a huge fan of Victor Cruz, and sees a lot of himself in Big Blue’s blossoming receiving star.
By Mark Cannizzaro - NY Post 1/8/12

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