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Eli Manning looks to throw during the first quarter of the Giants-Redskins game Sunday. (Dec. 18, 2011)

Redskins 23, Giants 10

The New York Giants looked to keep up with the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL East during their game against the Washington Redskins Sunday.

Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants reacts
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Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants reacts to a dropped pass in the first quarter during his team's game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Victor Cruz of the New York Giants walks
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Victor Cruz of the New York Giants walks off the field after losing to the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants
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Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants reacts to a dropped pass in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, December 18 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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Eli Manning of the New York Giants is
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants is taken down by Darrion Scott of the Washington Redskins in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Eli Manning of the New York Giants walks
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants walks off the field after losing to the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin of
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Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants look on late in their game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Darrel Young of the Washington Redskins celebrates his
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Darrel Young of the Washington Redskins celebrates his touchdown against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins looks for
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Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins looks for an open man during a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

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Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins calls a
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Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins calls a play during a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs, left,
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New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs, left, is tackled during the third quarter of his team's game against the Washington Redskins. (Dec. 18, 2011)

Eli Manning of the New York Giants passes
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants passes under pressure from Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Bowen during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Corey Webster of the New York Giants intercepts
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Corey Webster of the New York Giants intercepts a pass intended for Santana Moss of the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants tries
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Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants tries to break away from DeJon Gomes of the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

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Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants dodges
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Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants dodges Reed Doughty of the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants tries
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Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants tries to get away from DeJon Gomes of the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium.(December 18, 2011)

Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins hands off
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Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins hands off to Roy Helu during a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts
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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts on the sidelines during a game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 18, 2011)

Brandon Banks of the Washington Redskins and Zak
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Brandon Banks of the Washington Redskins and Zak DeOssie, left and Devin Thomas of the New York Giants scramble for a loose ball during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

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Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants takes
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Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants takes down Logan Paulsen of the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Rex Grossman fakes a handoff to Roy Helu
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Rex Grossman fakes a handoff to Roy Helu of the Washington Redskins during a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Byron Westbrook of the Washington Redskins takes down
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Byron Westbrook of the Washington Redskins takes down Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Donte' Stallworth of the Washington Redskins tries to
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Donte' Stallworth of the Washington Redskins tries to get by Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011) i

Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins looks for
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Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins looks for an open man during a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

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Byron Westbrook of the Washington Redskins breaks up
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Byron Westbrook of the Washington Redskins breaks up a pass intended for Victor Cruz of the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants sacks
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Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants sacks Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants drops
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Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants drops a pass in the first quarter as Washington Redskins defensive back DeJon Gomes #24 looks on at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. (December 18, 2011)

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz can't hold
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New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz can't hold onto a pass in the first half as he is defended against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. (December 18 2011)

Santana Moss of the Washington Redskins scores a
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Santana Moss of the Washington Redskins scores a first half touchdown against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. (December 18, 2011) i

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Corey Webster of the New York Giants intercepts
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Corey Webster of the New York Giants intercepts a pass intended for Santana Moss of the Washington Redskins in the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. (December 18, 2011)

Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants misses
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Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants misses a ball thrown to him during their game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011) i

Darrel Young of the Washington Redskins scores a
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Darrel Young of the Washington Redskins scores a touchdown as Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants misses the tackle during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Eli Manning of the New York Giants looks
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants looks on against the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

Eli Manning of the New York Giants passes
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants passes against the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium. (December 18, 2011)

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Washington Redskins receiver Santana Moss, right, celebrates his
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Washington Redskins receiver Santana Moss, right, celebrates his touchdown with teammate Jabar Gaffney during the second quarter of the team's game versus the New York Giants (December 18, 2011)

Washington Redskins defensive back Oshiomogho Atogwe, right, runs
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Washington Redskins defensive back Oshiomogho Atogwe, right, runs the ball back after intercepting a pass as teammate DeAngelo Hall runs next to him during the second quarter of the team's game versus the New York Giants (December 18, 2011)

New York Giants defensive back Kenny Phillips, left,
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New York Giants defensive back Kenny Phillips, left, intercepts a pass intended for Washington Redskins receiver Jabar Gaffney during the first quarter of their game. (December 18, 2011)

New York Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty looks
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New York Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty looks on before the game against the Washington Redskins. (December 18, 2011)

Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman hands the ball
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Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman hands the ball to Niles Paul during the first quarter of the team's game versus the New York Giants. (December 18, 2011)

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Eli Manning looks to throw during the first
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Eli Manning looks to throw during the first quarter of the Giants-Redskins game Sunday. (Dec. 18, 2011)

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