C'mon, who out there is even the least bit surprised? Of course Tiki Barber was going to get the job…
Xs & Os: A review of the Giants by Position
QUARTERBACKS Running Tiki Barber up the middle on a third-and-10 play from their own 28, when they were clinging to a 34-28 lead with 2:33 to play, exhibited how little faith they had in Eli Manning by the end of this game. He did, however, sell play action well on his 6-yard touchdown toss to WR Tim Carter in the third quarter. Early in the second quarter, though, he sensed pressure, hurried a deep throw into double coverage and should've been intercepted by SS Vernon Fox at the goal line. Bottom Line: It is difficult to consider this performance progress. RUNNING BACKS With Washington gaining momentum, Tiki Barber broke the attempted shoulder tackle of SS Troy Vincent at the Redskins' 40 and out-ran three other defenders for a 50-yard touchdown that gave the Giants breathing room (34-21) with 6:13 to play. FB Jim Finn blasted WLB Rocky McIntosh and created the huge hole on the...
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