Team Grades: Newton's Knockout Punch Drops Giants 38-35The New York Giants roared back from a 35-7 third quarter deficit to tie their contest with the Carolina Panthers at 35-35, but Carolina fought back and got a 43-yard field goal from Graham Gano to beat the G-men at the final gun.
Team Grades: Manning Sets Record As Giants Thwart 49ers 30-27Riding a two-game winning streak, the New York Football Giants met the San Francisco 49ers in prime time with first-place at stake. The G-men were tested by the pesky 49ers, but Eli Manning hit Larry Donnell with a 12-yard touchdown pass with 21 seconds left to carry New York past San Francisco 30-27 on Sunday night.
Team Grades: Sputtering Giants Drop Close One To Falcons, 24-20The New York Giants could have put to rest last week's heart wrenching defeat to the Dallas Cowboys simply by playing a full 60 minutes of football. Instead, the team treated the hometown crowd to more of the same, as the offense and defense sputtered late, and the Atlanta Falcons took advantage of the Giants' miscue on their way to a 24-20 victory at the Meadowlands.
Keys To Colts Winning AFC Championship Over PatriotsAfter knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.
Patriots Team Grades: Big Plays Overcome Shortcomings In Win Over RavensA resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.
Brady's Restructured Contract Will Save Cash, But Not Cap Room, For PatriotsNew England's star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
Patriots Week 17 Injury Report: Running Backs Are Pretty Banged UpNew England's top three ball carriers are listed on this week's report.
Patriots Team Grades: A Close Win Over The Jets Is Becoming TypicalIt wasn't pretty, but the Patriots are now one game away from winning home field advantage for the AFC playoffs.
Patriots Week 16 Injury Report: Easley Placed On Injured ReserveNew England's 2014 first-round draft pick had an injury-filled rookie season.
Patriots Week 15 Injury Report: Easley's Knee Problems ContinueNew England's first round draft pick has been hampered by a knee injury almost all season.
Patriots Week 14 Injury Report: Dobson Placed On Injured ReserveThe second-round draft pick's season ends early for the second consecutive year.
Patriots Week 13 Injury Report: Game Against Detroit Took Its TollNew England's injury list grew significantly this week, but nothing appears to be serious.