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New York Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers prepares to block Washington Redskins linebacker Preston Smith during the first half at FedEx Field. (Brad Mills/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers prepares to block Washington Redskins linebacker Preston Smith during the first half at FedEx Field. (Brad Mills/USA TODAY Sports)

Ralph Vacchiano, SNY.tv

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Even by Odell Beckham Jr.'s standards, this was a spectacular play: a leaping, one-handed, almost-backhanded catch at the 5-yard line, followed by enough body control to hang on, switch hands and scamper untouched into the end zone. There was a gasp from the crowd, followed by the loudest cheers of the day.

There was only one problem: about 35 yards behind him, the play had already blown up.

Tags: Bobby Hart, Eli Manning, Ereck Flowers, Olivier Vernon, Pittsburgh Steelers, Weston Richburg, Ralph Vacchiano
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GEICO SportsNite: Giants lose 00:01:35
Ben McAdoo, Odell Beckham, and Eli Manning comment on the team's lack of offensive production following a 24-14 loss to the Steelers.

PITTSBURGH -- At the start of what Ben McAdoo called "real football," he better hope he didn't just see the real Giants' offense.

But unfortunately for him, 12 games into the season, it sure looks like that what it is.

It remains the biggest mystery of the Giants' season, and at this point very likely the key to their demise: What has happened to what was once, and was supposed to be again a top-10 offense? The Giants gained an embarrassing 234 total yards in Sunday's 24-14 loss to the Steelers.

Tags: Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Pittsburgh Steelers, Victor Cruz, Ralph Vacchiano
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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports Images)

PITTSBURGH -- It takes a lot to wipe the smile off of Victor Cruz's face, but the Giants finally found a way by ignoring him Sunday.

The Giants' former star receiver didn't have a single pass thrown to him during the Giants' 24-14 loss to the Steelers. Eli Manning threw 39 passes in the game to seven different targets, including 25 to three other receivers. But nothing went toward Cruz, despite the offensive struggles.

Asked if that was frustrating, Cruz said, "Take a guess."

Tags: Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Pittsburgh Steelers, Sterling Shepard, Victor Cruz, Ralph Vacchiano
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GEICO SportsNite: Mcadoo on refs 00:00:42
Giants head coach Ben Mcadoo discusses his thoughts on the referees in the Giants' game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

PITTSBURGH -- Odell Beckham Jr. has had it with the officiating crew that he believes mishandled the Giants' 24-14 loss to the Steelers on Sunday -- the same crew he dealt with in his last two games against his nemesis, Josh Norman. He implied their rocky history has tilted the playing field against him.

And he believes they should be banned from officiating any Giants games again.

"It's not like I'm sitting here saying the refs are the reason we lost the game, but there's plenty of (bad) calls in the game and anybody can go watch the film. Anybody," Beckham said. "Anybody can go watch the film and see exactly what was going on. I don't know. I don't really think that we should have this crew any more when the Giants are playing with the past history and everything that's gone on."

Tags: Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Pittsburgh Steelers, Will Tye, Ralph Vacchiano
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown catches a touchdown pass over New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins during the first half at Heinz Field. (Jason Bridge/USA Today Sports Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown catches a touchdown pass over New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins during the first half at Heinz Field. (Jason Bridge/USA Today Sports Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended the New York Giants' winning streak with a familiar formula.

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pittsburgh's resurgent defense harassed Eli Manning into a flurry of mistakes in a dominant 24-14 win on Sunday.

Antonio Brown edged good buddy Odell Beckham Jr. in their personal showdown, catching six passes for 54 yards and an acrobatic scoring grab at the back of the end zone. Tight end Ladarius Green added six receptions for 110 yards, both career highs, and a touchdown as the Steelers (7-5) won their third straight to keep pace with Baltimore atop the AFC North.

Manning completed just 24 of 39 passes for 195 yards with two touchdowns and two picks in the red zone for the Giants (8-4), whose six-game run ended with a thud. Beckham was largely a non-factor despite a game-high 10 receptions for 100 yards.

Tags: Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul, Odell Beckham Jr., Pittsburgh Steelers, Rashad Jennings, Sterling Shepard
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shakes hands with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning after a game at MetLife Stadium. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shakes hands with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning after a game at MetLife Stadium. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)

The New York Giants are getting some help on beating Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers by learning from Eli Manning's champion brother Peyton.

Peyton, a two-time Super Bowl champion who retired after the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 in February, visited the Giants' facility on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Jordan Raanan

Eli is facing the Steelers for the fourth time in his career, the first since 2012. Eli is 1-2 in those games, while Peyton, including the playoffs, went 4-1 in his career against the Roethlisberger-led Steelers, including a win in last year's AFC Divisional Game. Peyton threw for 1,250 yards, eight touchdowns and one interception in those matchups.

"He gave some insight," Eli said to Raanan. "Just some stuff that was successful; he's played Pittsburgh a lot over the years. Played 'em last year in the playoffs. So just had a few tips or ideas that may fit into our system."

Tags: Eli Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Vacchiano, Coakley on Jets' loss 00:03:04
Ralph Vacchiano and Jeane Coakley discuss Todd Bowles' game management in the Jets 31-13 loss to the Steelers.

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PITTSBURGH -- Todd Bowles was right about one thing: The blame falls on him.

He wasn't solely responsible for the Jets' 31-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, of course, and no double-digit loss can be pinned on one bad decision or two. But the Jets head coach, who built up so much optimism with a 10-win season in his rookie year, is the one responsible for this current 1-4 mess. He has a mistake-prone team and a bunch of cranky players crying out for leadership.

Tags: Brandon Marshall, Darrelle Revis, Eric Decker, Marcus Williams, Muhammad Wilkerson, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Sheldon Richardson, Ralph Vacchiano
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Sep 12, 2016; Landover, MD, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) and Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons (94) line up against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports (Geoff Burke)
Sep 12, 2016; Landover, MD, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) and Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons (94) line up against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports (Geoff Burke)

During the season, Bent's Game Analysis charts games for some of the Jets' upcoming opponents, enabling a breakdown of what to watch out for on gameday…

2014 began similarly to this year for the Jets, with a murderer's row of top teams in the first half of the season. That was the last time these teams met and the Jets shocked the Steelers with a 20-13 win to break an eight-game losing streak.

Despite being competitive most weeks, the season had spiralled out of control -- much like this one seems destined to. With Geno Smith benched, the Jets took a 17-0 lead as Mike Vick threw two touchdown passes, including a long one to TJ Graham. Unlikely hero Jaiquawn Jarrett forced three turnovers to help the Jets hang on. That was too little too late, but a similar upset would perhaps get this Jets season back on track. 

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New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis catches the ball during pregame against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium. (William Hauser/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis catches the ball during pregame against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium. (William Hauser/USA Today Sports Images)

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis and wide receiver Eric Decker sat out practice Wednesday with injuries, and they're both uncertain for New York's game at Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Revis is dealing with a hamstring issue that caused him to miss most of the fourth quarter of the Jets' 27-17 loss to Seattle last Sunday. New York faces the possibility of facing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers' strong passing game without the leader of its secondary.

Decker remains week-to-week with a partially torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. He was originally injured at Buffalo in Week 2, but the shoulder worsened at Kansas City and Decker sat out the game against Seattle.

Tags: Brian Winters, Darrelle Revis, Eric Decker, Pittsburgh Steelers
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New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker (87) catches a pass in front of Buffalo Bills defensive back Nickell Robey (21) during the second half at New Era Field. The Jets beat the Bills 37-31. (Kevin Hoffman)
New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker (87) catches a pass in front of Buffalo Bills defensive back Nickell Robey (21) during the second half at New Era Field. The Jets beat the Bills 37-31. (Kevin Hoffman)

New York Jets WR Eric Decker said he is still undecided if he will play Sunday vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers even though his shoulder is feeling better this week, according to ESPN's Rich Cimini.

Decker, who missed Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks with a partially torn rotator cuff, said his shoulder feels "better this week than last week," according to Cimini.

The Jets considered placing Decker on injured reserve, but instead are calling him "week-to-week." He did not rule out the possibility of getting surgery at season's end.

Tags: Eric Decker, Pittsburgh Steelers
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 (Kevin Jairaj)
(Kevin Jairaj)

After Sunday's games, the Jets were tied with Kansas City and Pittsburgh - all at 9-5 - but the Jets were on the outside looking in in the race for the AFC's two wild-card spots because of tiebreakers.

"Right now, we just focus on stacking these wins up," linebacker Calvin Pace said. "We have to win out. There are some scenarios where if some other people win out, they will go. You just have to focus on what we can control. We got this win on the road, a tough one. We have to get two more."

Next up for the Jets is a home game against New England, which edged New York 30-23 in October. They'll close out the regular season at Buffalo, where Rex Ryan will certainly be licking his chops at the possibility of dealing his former team's playoff hopes a key blow.

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers
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It wasn't a masterpiece by the Giants against the Steelers on Saturday night at MetLife, but it could have been worse. They could have lost. Instead, the Giants won their second preseason game in as many tries, 20-16.

Two plays defined the game for the Giants: a 73-yard TD scamper by Rashad Jennings in the first quarter and a 3-yard fade from backup QB Curtis Painter to WR Corey Washington in the corner of the end zone late in the fourth for the deciding score.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News
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If only I had results like last week every week?

I won with the Giants, Seahawks and Cardinals but came up short with the Chiefs. I still have a few weeks to try to at least get back to .500 for the season.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Tags: giants, lions, New York Giants, NFL, nfl picks, NY Giants, panthers, snygiants picks, Steelers
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I?m coming up as empty at the Giants are this season. Another 0-4 week for me after I lost with the Dolphins, Broncos, Lions and Giants.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Week 5 Record: 0-4

Tags: bengals, broncos, giants, New York Giants, nfl nfl picks, picks with spread, sny, SNYGiants, Steelers
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Giants DL Cullen Jenkins sacking Ben Roethlisberger in the first quarter last night in Pittsburgh. (Photo: Gene j Puskar, NY Giants)

from Jon Wagner

Saturday night?s preseason opener between the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers was the type of typically lackluster August contest that only coaches might find exciting.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants
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Giants at Steelers: NFL Preseason Week 1 - Giants 18, Steelers 13

OUT for the Giants tonight: OL James Brewer (concussion)

WR Brandon Collins (hamstring); FB Henry Hynoski (PUP-knee); DT Markus Kuhn (PUP-knee); WR Hakeem Nicks (groin); DE Justin Tuck (back); DE Jason Pierre-Paul (PUP-back); OT Justin Pugh (concussion); G Chris Snee (hip); S Cooper Taylor (hamstring); CB Terrell Thomas (knee/hamstring); RB Ryan Torain (concussion)

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants
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With 12 of the team's 90 players not dressing for tonight's game, the Giants will be able to get some longer looks at the bottom of their depth chart. ?I will be focusing on several areas and players that have piqued my interest since the spring..

Offense

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, NFL Preseason
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This season, opposing teams will find out Rueben Randle is for real.

From Lou Musto of Giants Rush

The New York Giants kick off their 2013 preseason schedule on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers. A season ago, the Steelers dropped the Giants in a heart-wrenching 24-20 game that included a 147-yard rushing performance by third-string running back Isaac Redman.

Tags: 2013 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, New York Giants Preseason, Pittsburgh Steelers
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The Giants travel to Pittsburgh tonight to play the Steelers in their 2013 preseason opener. ?Between the two clubs, they have won the four of the past eight Super Bowl, but both teams are coming off seasons where they failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Kickoff: 7:30pm Eastern

Site: Heinz Field

Tags: 2013 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, NFL
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The Giants hope CB Aaron Ross is better the second time around.

by Dan Stack of Giants Rush

On Saturday night, the Giants will travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers (7:30 PM ET, 4NY). Winning is secondary in the preseason. What you want is for the team to stay healthy; you want to see some players emerge while solidifying the final roster. Then you want to get out of there and be ready for the regular season.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News, NFL Preseason
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The preseason is whisking along and - believe it or not - the Giants' first preseason game is rapidly approaching. They travel to Pittsburgh this Saturday night for a nationally-televised matchup of two of the league's most successful franchises.....

From the NFL:

Tags: 2013 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Time is running out to finish above .500. For this week, I will try to pick games that actually mean something.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Week 15 Record: 2-2

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, 49ers, giants, nfl picks, Editorial Aside, redskins, Steelers, week 16
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Of course, the week I pick against the Giants, they come up with a blow out win. I guess that?s most important anyway.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Week 14 Record: 1-3

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, broncos, giants, nfl picks, Editorial Aside, seahawks, Steelers, week 15
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The most controversial call stemming from the New York Giants-Pittsburgh Steelers bout last Sunday was, of course, the play in the end zone in which Ryan Clark was flagged for an unsportsmanlike penalty after hitting Victor Cruz in the chest.

VIDEO HERE

In an appearance on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access," Clark said he had no regrets.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, ryan clark, Victor Cruz
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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I'm afraid that's all we have for you today.....

Efficiency and Vital Stats

The Giants only had 13 first downs yesterday and three of those were awarded via penalties. The Steelers had 21 first downs and only one via a penalty.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News, NFL, Editorial Aside
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FOXSports.com: Jill Arrington, Curtis Conway and Ryan Nece recap Steelers-Giants.

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From Pro Football Weekly:

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News, NFL Matchups
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A disappointed Tom Coughlin leaves the field after his Giants uncharacteristically blew a ten-point lead in the fourth quarter last night vs Pittsburgh. (AP Photo)

by Jon Wagner / SNYGiants Sr. Columnist

Sooner or later, rolling the dice in the fourth quarter was bound to catch up with the New York Giants, who rarely seem to make things easy on themselves, even when they are contending for ? and even winning ? Super Bowl titles.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Tom Coughlin was not pleased with team's performance in today's 24-20 loss to Pittsburgh....

"That's as disappointing a loss as we've had around here in a long time. I think. Not to be overly reactionary or emotional, but to play a very good football team like that, and to have two illegal procedure penalties take us out of field goal range in the first half and have a third down where we are offside creating a 4th-and-3 where they have to kick a field goal, and covering kicks and punts the way we did was terrible, was awful. Offensively, again, for a couple games in a row we didn't play well. We didn't appear to be very aggressive. We certainly didn't have any first downs. I'm sure our time of possession was.They've been averaging 35 minutes time of possession coming in and I'm sure they got the same amount today. We didn't tackle well, we didn't stop the run well. They surprised me with some of the runs they called in situations you would expect them to be aggressive and throw. We didn't make them pay obviously with that offside. We wanted emotionally so badly to win the game for obvious reasons, for all our neighbors who are struggling and who need some type of inspiration. Of course, we didn't provide it for them. We didn't play well and we are going to have to get this straightened around, some way, some form here, quickly obviously. That was not the kind of game we had planned to play"

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, New York Giants News, Tom Coughlin, Transcripts
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compiled by Jared Kruger, SNY Giants contributor

First half....the Giants came out strong on defense and Justin Tuck led the way with a loss of 9 on a sack. After that Eli Manning went 3rd and out and punted.

The Giants got the ball back and throw a pick to Ike Taylor after being pressured by the Steelers' defensive line. The Steelers did capitalize on this turnover and scored in the 2nd quarter on a Ben Roethlisberger to Emmanuel Sanders 4 yard touchdown. 7-0 Steelers.

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Even without Troy Polamalu, the Pittsburgh Steelers? defense lived up to the hype in their 24-20 win over the Giants.

Sure, the Giants had trouble mustering any offensive attack, but sometimes you have to tip your cap to a strong defensive effort for your opponent.

The Steelers? defense came into the game allowing 396.8 yards per game ? good enough for second best in the league. Against the Giants, Pittsburgh only allowed 182 total yards (114 passing, 68 rushing).

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Eli Manning, giants, keenan lewis, manning, NY Giants, offense, Editorial Aside, Steelers, steelers defense, troy polamalu, Victor Cruz
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What went wrong?

Isaac Redman gashed New York for 147 yards and the game-winning scramble into the end zone.?For a while, the Giants stifled the running game, but somehow forgot how to do it in the fourth quarter.

After holding Pittsburgh to 3-8 on third down, the Steelers converted 3 of their final 5 attempts. The strong mix of run and pass threw New York off guard and rendered their rush ineffective.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, Editorial Aside
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The fans came out in full force today, many of them still entwined in Sandy's unforgiving grasp. They were served a helluva football game by two of the league's most clutch teams.

Eli Manning and his counterpart, Ben Roethlisberger both specialize in fourth quarter heroics. This time the fourth quarter did not belong to the Giants. In fact, much of the first three quarters didn't, either, even though they led for the majority of the game.

The Giants led 20-10 after three quarters but then unraveled, allowing the Steelers to score 14 unanswered points, which could have been more. Pittsburgh attempted a fake FG on one drive and were stopped short of the first down.?The Giants went down with a whimper, going 3-and-out in all three of their 4th quarter possessions.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, NFL, Editorial Aside
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Here's a link to the controversial Ben Roethlisberger pass/fumble/drop-off.

Osi Umenyiora made contact with Big Ben's arm, then the ball bounced into the arms of Michael Boley.

Boley then returned it for the Giants' second touchdown, giving his team what was then a 14-7 advantage.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Ben Roethlisberger, Giants-Steelers
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Fourth Quarter:?

- The Giants?Special?teams lets them down once again and the Steelers will begin the drive from the 12 yard line.

- It becomes a problem that the Giants can not hold onto a lead or put away teams with touchdowns. They can only have so?many?late comebacks before that?philosophy?hurts them.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, AFC North, Ben Roethlisberger, Coverage, Eli Manning, giants, Mike Tomlin, NFC East, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Editorial Aside, recap, Sunday, Tom Coughlin, Victor Cruz, week 9
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The Pittsburgh Steelers declared quarterback Charlie Batch, running backs Jonathan Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall, safety Troy Polamalu, right tackle Marcus Gilbert, linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and nose tackle Alameda Ta'Amu inactive for today's game v. the New York Giants.

With Dwyer and Mendenhall officially out, Isaac Redman is expected to start at running back. Expect Baron Batch and Chris Rainey to receive snaps as well.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers

Inactive for the Giants today vs Pittsburgh:

LB Chase Blackburn (hamstring), LB Jacquian Williams (knee), S Kenny Phillips (knee), LB Keith Rivers (calf), TE Bear Pascoe (ankle), TE Adrien Robinson and DE Adewale Ojomo

TE Travis Beckum is active for the first time this season.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, Inactives, New York Giants Inactives, NFL Week 9, Pittsburgh Steelers

FOXSports' Jay Glazer on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the NFL...

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fzJjWsqAc8&w=560&h=315]

Tags: Giants-Steelers, Hurricane Sandy, New York Giants, NFL

Once again, it's hard to concentrate on football with all that's going (and not going) on around here. This is not the venue to vent, however. Emotions are high and the Giants thrive on adversity, as we all know. I would be shocked (shocked, I say) if they came out flat today and got outhustled. Not making any predictions, because predicting Giant games the past few years is a pretty much a crapshoot.

Today, the Giants host the Steelers in a game that could make or break Pittsburgh's season. It also could put the Giants in the driver's seat in the NFC East.

The Giants are 6-2 and sitting atop the NFC East, 2 1/2 games ahead of the 3-4 Eagles and Cowboys and 3 games in front of Washington. ?With a W, the Blue maintains that lead at the least. That's provided the other teams all win, which is unlikely. The Redskins are hosting the struggling Panthers, so they have the best shot at a win this week. Dallas is in Atlanta to face the undefeated Falcons and the Eagles will be in New Orleans tomorrow night, where the Saints have a clear advantage. Can't see the NFC East going 4-0 this week.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, New York Giants News, NFL Week 9, Pittsburgh Steelers, Editorial Aside
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Giants safety Kenny Phillips will miss his fifth consecutive game today, as he continues to nurse a knee injury he suffered September 30 in a contest with the Eagles.

Despite practicing on a limited basis with the team Thursday and Friday, and telling reporters he would suit up, league sources confirmed Phillips will not see the field against the Steelers.

As expected, Stevie Brown, the reigning NFC Defensive Player of the Week and team leader in interceptions, will start at safety.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, Kenny Phillips, Pittsburgh Steelers, Stevie Brown
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Kel Dansby:?The Steelers will head straight to the stadium before the game and NFL players are creatures of habit, so I see them getting off to a slow start. Both teams have their issues on the offensive line but the Steelers will be with out their top 2 rushers. The Giants will find a way to win a very ugly game against this pass happy Pittsburgh squad. Giants 23, ?Steelers 20

Sam Spiegelman:?These are not your father's Steelers; this defense is penetrable and this offense has many obvious flaws. Big Ben is arguably the best quarterback against an aggressive defensive front, but this offensive line is too suspect for me to bet against Jason Pierre-Paul and Co. Then, I expect Eli Manning to bounce back against a mediocre pass defense that is still without its star, Troy Polamalu. It'll be a struggle to find the end zone, but in the end the G-Men win this one for New York and New Jersey.?Giants 23, Steelers 19

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers
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The 4-3 Pittsburgh Steelers fly into the storm-ravaged NY Metro Area to face the Super Bowl champion New York Giants (6-2) in a match-up between two of the NFL's flagship franchises.

Kickoff: 4:25pm Eastern

Site: MetLife Stadium

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants News, NFL Week 9, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Some previews of tomorrow's Giants-Steelers matchup....

ESPN:?Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi break down the upcoming matchup between the Steelers and Giants.

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Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, NFL Week 9, Pittsburgh Steelers
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The Giants (6-2) will host the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3) at MetLife Stadium tomorrow at 4:25pm.

The Giants have won 4 of the last six games in the series and hold the overall advantage over the Steelers (44-28-3). The teams first met on September of 1933 when the Steelers were known as the Pirates. They changed their name to the Steelers in 1940. Since the Steelers moved to the AFC in 1970, the teams have faced each other only eight times and only four times since 1994.

Combined, the Steelers and Giants have ten Vince Lombardi trophies and have won four of the past seven Super Bowls.

Tags: Giants-Steelers, New York Giants, New York Giants News, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, those in the New York-New Jersey area are still scrambling for gas and awaiting their lights to turn back on. Yet despite the hiccup, the Giants-Steelers game Sunday is slated to go on as scheduled.

Sunday was also supposed to be the date of the annual New York City Marathon, but after announcing the race would go on throughout the week Mayor Michael Bloomberg had no choice but to cancel it yesterday afternoon.

The cancellation of the Marathon begs the question of whether all sporting events should be postponed in light of the area's cleanup efforts.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Giants-Steelers, Hurricane Sandy, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers
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