Three Interception Day By Eli Dooms Giants Against Skins; 23-10

Rex Grossman threw a touchdown pass and the Redskins put a major hurt on the Giants and their playoff hopes with a dominating 23-10 victory Sunday in a game in which New York showed little desire with much on the line.

“I’m very disappointed in how we played today,” coach Tom Coughlin said after the Giants (7-7) fell a game behind Dallas (8-6) in the NFC East with two games left in the regular season.

“I accept responsibility for it. But I expected to see more — quality execution — and we didn’t get that.”

Surprisingly, Washington (5-9) looked very much like a playoff team in winning for only the second time in 10 games and embarrassing the Giants for the second time this season.

Grossman and the Redskins offense held the ball for 35 minutes, while the defense picked off Eli Manning three times and didn’t allow a touchdown until the final minute.

Coming off an emotional win over Dallas on Sunday night in a game that gave them control of their own destiny, the Giants showed nothing after a couple of early interceptions.

“I didn’t see the passion in us today,” running back Brandon Jacobs said. “We didn’t play well. We disappointed each other and our fans, and we’ve just got to play better. I can’t tell you why.”

The Giants still control their destiny. If they beat the Jets and the Cowboys in their final two games, they will win the division.

The Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles next weekend and could wrap up the division if the Giants fall in their rivalry game with the Jets.

“I still have confidence,” Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck said. “We laid an egg today, but I’ve seen us rebound from things like this a lot of times. There’s no quit in our guys. This was kind of an eye-opener. We have to keep the intensity going the whole game, and we didn’t maintain it today.

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3 Responses to “Three Interception Day By Eli Dooms Giants Against Skins; 23-10”

  1. PC says:

    Yo Tuck! what do you mean “We”? You didn’t do anything again today like all season. I know your injured but your age is starting to slow I mean show! You are the first to put your head down every time too. Not what Id like to see in a defensive captian/leader.
    2 games left who is gonna get this team fired up? Coughlin? Kildrive? Fewell? Tuck? Eli? Rolle? NOPE!!!!!

  2. Chris says:

    Thats allot of hate but i almost agree. Spags needs to come back and if we dont make the play offs i feel like we will be looking for a change at DC. I cant stand this 3 down linemen crap anymore. Its rare we do it, but why do we ever. I know injuries were ram pet this year but that is no excuse for this poor of a defensive effort. Behind our front four we have the athletes like we never had when spags was here. Spags come back and get some pressure on QBs.
    JPP your a beast.

  3. PC says:

    If only the Giants could play like the Chargers do in December. Then again I’m sure the Chargers wish they could play like the Giants do in the beginning of the season?

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