Game Balls

Eli Manning-Tied his career high with four touchdowns passes and went sixteen for twenty-three, but the most important stat zero turnovers.

Victor Cruz- Three receptions for one hundred ten yards and two touchdowns, he twice beat what is widely considered a top ten cornerback. He eluded an Nnamdi Asomugha tackle scoring on a seventy-yard play then out jumped the large corner for a second touchdown.

Jason Pierre-Paul- seven solo tackles two assisted tackles and two sacks, he seems to be getting better each week.

Jacquian Williams- an athletic rookie sixth round pick from the University of South Florida (same as Pierre-Paul) led the giants in tackles with nine solo tackles.

Aaron Ross- After being benched in the Rams Monday night game Ross redeemed himself on Sunday night with four tackles and two interceptions.

Kenny Philips- seven tackles with two assisted tackles and interception and a forced fumble, Phillips seems to have the step we saw in his rookie season back last season coming of his knee injury Fewel said he tried to protect Philips. Now two years removed from the injury he is back to showing why he was a first round pick. (Although he dropped what should have been an interception on a tipped pass in the red zone)

LeSean McCoy- twenty-four attempts for one hundred and twenty-eight yards and a touchdown, McCoy may have the on of the fastest first steps in the league.

What this Means

The Giants won a game at a division rivals stadium to a team which they had dropped nine straight to and on their home opener. This is a good sign if the team can get back Mario Manningham, Osi Umenyiora, and Prince Amukamara, then they may have enough to make a deep run in the playoffs but they have to keep winning these tough division games. Another good sign is the Giants line-backing core limited the production of tight ends the past few weeks after getting torched by Fred Davis week one. If they can stop the big play and limit turnovers this could be a productive year for the G-Men.

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