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Plax's grab turns game in Giants Favor

Plax's grab turns game in Giants Favor

Plaxico Burress knew he needed to make a play to make a difference. All game long the Niners cornerbacks were pressing the line and playing tight against the Giants star receiver. On the final play of the third quarter, that all changed. Burress ran down the right sideline stride-for-stride with San Fran corner Bruce Thornton, and somehow managed to corral Eli Manning's deep ball with one hand.

The resulting 50-yard gain set the Giants up for the knockout blow, a Brandon Jacobs TD run five plays later. "It gave us a spark," Burress said. "It was a slant-go. All I know is I tipped it to myself." "Plaxico made a huge play down the right sideline," Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. "That gave us a real shot in the tail." Burress caught five passes for 79 yards, but none was...

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