Here is a position by position analysis for how the Giants did against the Jets…
These Giants Refused to Lose
A terrible decision by the coaching staff to call a passing play with only 33 seconds to play in the first half was compounded by Eli Manning's awful decision to throw the ball right into the breadbasket of Jonathan Vilma. That all but handed the Jets a 10-pont halftime cushion. Then after the Giants cut into Gang Green's lead in the third quarter, Big Blue responded by allowing Leon Washington a 98-yard kickoff return for a TD. But a funny thing happened on the way to a crushing defeat that would have had all the Giants fans and the New York media declaring that it was the ‘same ol' Giants.' They won. The defense, buoyed by the reinsertion of rookie CB Aaron Ross, totally turned the tide. After allowing the Jets to gain close to 200 first-half yards, New York clamped down and limited them to only 87 yards after intermission. "We played better in the second half," Coughlin said. "Our whole thing was to try to put all three phases together today, which we didn't really do, we had...
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