With their 27-23 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, the Giants improved to 5-2 and maintained sole possession of first place in the NFC East.
Here’s a look at what outlets across the nation are saying about the Giants and how they stack up in our weekly power rankings roundup.
Comments: One first-place vote. Voters include Gil Brandt, Bucky Brooks, Charley Casserly, Heath Evans, Daniel Jeremiah, Michael Lombardi, Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara, Gregg Rosenthal, Darren Sharper, Kurt Warner, Brian Webber, Steve Wyche.
NFC East: No. 13 Eagles (previously 11), No. 14 Cowboys (17), No. 15 Redskins (16)
Comments: “They have to get out of the habit of playing down to the competition, especially at home. That defense still has some major problems.” (Pete Prisco)
NFC East: No. 13 Eagles (14), No. 15 Cowboys (19), No. 21 Redskins (20)
Comments: “Befuddled most of the day by RG3 and the Redskins, the Giants still somehow managed to win. It’s what they do.” (Dan Graziano)
NFC East: No. 13 Eagles (13), No. 15 Cowboys (18), No. 18 Redskins (15)
Comments: “Eli Manning’s 23rd fourth-quarter comeback came on a 77-yard catch-and-run to Victor Cruz. To put that into perspective, Tom Brady has 25 fourth-quarter comebacks.” (Brian Billick)
NFC East: No. 13 Cowboys (10), No. 14 Redskins (11), No. 17 Eagles (15)
Comments: Two first-place votes. Who voted? A national panel of 12 voters was created by The Associated Press from the 50 sports writers and broadcasters who choose the NFL’s individual awards at the end of the season.
NFC East: No. 13 Redskins (13), No. 14 Eagles (12), No. 15 Cowboys (19)
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