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X's and O's for GI Staff

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QUARTERBACKS Eli Manning misfired badly toward WR Plaxico Burress, who was open near the sideline on a pivotal third-and-eight play from the Giants' 47 with 1:33 left in the game. Feeling pressure up the middle, Manning underthrew a pass to Burress and RCB Aaron Glenn intercepted it in the front corner of the west end zone with 8:06 left in the first half.

On the previous play, Manning overthrew wide-open TE Jeremy Shockey near the other front corner of the west end zone. Bottom Line: Eli threw several terrible passes. RUNNING BACKS FB Jim Finn shifted direction swiftly enough to make LCB Terence Newman miss a tackle, which extended a short screen into a 15-yard gain on a third-and-nine play around the midway mark of the fourth quarter. Tiki...

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