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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) talks (Credit: AP )

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) talks with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin before the start of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins. (Jan 2, 2011)

Week 17: Giants 17, Redskins 14

The Giants need to beat the Redskins in Washington and get help from Chicago against Green Bay to make the playoffs.

Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants drags
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Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants drags Washington Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh into the end zone while scoring a touchdown, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs drags Washington Redskins
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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs drags Washington Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh into the endzone for a touchdown during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants wide receiver Michael Clayton is chased by
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Giants wide receiver Michael Clayton is chased by Washington Redskins defensive end Jeremy Jarmon after making a reception during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs screams after scoring
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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs screams after scoring a touchdown during the first half against the Redskins, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs celebrates after scoring
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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo tackles Giants running back
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Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo tackles Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs drags Washington Redskins
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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs drags Washington Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh into the endzone for a touchdown during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning directs the
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning directs the offense during the first half against the Redskins, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

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Giants offensive tackle David Diehl and running back
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Giants offensive tackle David Diehl and running back Brandon Jacobs celebrate after Jacobs scored a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs scores a touchdown
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Giants running back Brandon Jacobs scores a touchdown while being tackled by Washington Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Giants offensive tackle David Diehl and running back
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Giants offensive tackle David Diehl and running back Brandon Jacobs celebrate after Jacobs scored a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the first half, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning directs the
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning directs the offense during the first half against the Redskins, Sunday. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Washington's Ryan Torain (46) gives a stiff arm
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Washington's Ryan Torain (46) gives a stiff arm to Giants cornerback Aaron Ross during the first quarter. (Jan. 2, 2011)

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) takes
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) takes part in warm ups before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) talks
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) talks with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin before the start of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins. (Jan 2, 2011)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin cheers
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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin cheers on his team during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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