New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck said he heard the word “finish” over 100 times on the sidelines last night as his team beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-14 to clinch the National Football League’s final playoff berth.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was trying to throw a screen pass to wide receiver Hakeem Nicks on the right side of the line. Instead, Manning watched a Washington Redskins linebacker carry it into the end zone.
The Nets won their sixth straight game in their new $1 billion arena in Brooklyn, New York, a 96- 89 overtime victory over the rival New York Knicks in a game that players and coaches said had a playoff atmosphere.
The Philadelphia Eagles piled up 495 yards of offense on their way to a 34-7 win over the Dallas Cowboys, giving the New York Giants a two-game lead atop the National Football Conference’s East division.