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New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul, top, sacks New (Credit: AP)

New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul, top, sacks New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Giants 29, Jets 14

Eli Manning and the Giants held on in a dramatic fourth quarter to beat Mark Sanchez and the Jets.

Mark Sanchez fumbles the ball at the goalline
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Mark Sanchez fumbles the ball at the goalline in the 4th quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Brandon Jacobs carries the ball against the Jets.
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Brandon Jacobs carries the ball against the Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Victor Cruz of the Giants celebrates a long
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Victor Cruz of the Giants celebrates a long completion in the third quarter in front of the Jets bench. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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A Giants fan in the stands against the
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A Giants fan in the stands against the Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Linval Joseph, left, Greg Jones, center and Chris
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Linval Joseph, left, Greg Jones, center and Chris Canty celebrate the Jets missing a field goal. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Justin Tuck of the Giants celebrates toward Jets
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Justin Tuck of the Giants celebrates toward Jets fans. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Aaron Ross of the Giants waves in the
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Aaron Ross of the Giants waves in the direction of Jets fans. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Jeremy Kerley of the Jets flips over Antrel
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Jeremy Kerley of the Jets flips over Antrel Rolle in the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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Young Jets fans hold a sign during the
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Young Jets fans hold a sign during the game against the Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Gians coach Tom Coughlin pumps his fist after
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Gians coach Tom Coughlin pumps his fist after his Giants made a defensive stand in the third quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants
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Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants celebrates after sacking Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets walks off the field with his teammates after throwing an interception in the final minute of the game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets walks off the field after losing possession of the ball against the New York Giants during the first half at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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Mathias Kiwanuka #94 of the New York Giants
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Mathias Kiwanuka #94 of the New York Giants mixes it up with Bart Scott #57 of the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets runs in a fourth quarter touchdown against Deon Grant #34 of the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets drops back to look for a receiver against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Jacquian Williams #57 of the New York Giants
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Jacquian Williams #57 of the New York Giants recovers a fumble in the end zone from Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants
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Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants can't come up with a pass in the endzone as Donald Strickland #30 and Kyle Wilson #20 of the New York Jets against the at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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Jason Pierre-Paul #90 of the New York Giants
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Jason Pierre-Paul #90 of the New York Giants forces an incomplete pass against Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants' Brandon Jacobs (27) celebrates after
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New York Giants' Brandon Jacobs (27) celebrates after their 29-14 win over the New York Jets in an NFL football game. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez reacts during
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez reacts during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz smiles
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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz smiles from the bench during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, right,
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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, right, shakes hands with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin after an NFL football game. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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New York Giants' Victor Cruz (80) runs 99
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New York Giants' Victor Cruz (80) runs 99 yards for a touchdown as the New York Jets sideline watches during the second quarter of an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants' Michael Boley, left, and Justin
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New York Giants' Michael Boley, left, and Justin Tuck celebrate a sack by Tuck during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Jets' Mark Sanchez is sacked for
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New York Jets' Mark Sanchez is sacked for a safety by New York Giants' Chris Canty during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan walks
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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan walks on the sidelines during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants' Deon Grant (34) and Greg
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New York Giants' Deon Grant (34) and Greg Jones (53) celebrate recovering a fumble in the end zone for a touchback by New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) during the fourth quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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New York Giants' Ahmad Bradshaw steps in to
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New York Giants' Ahmad Bradshaw steps in to the end zone to score a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants
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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants drops back to pass during the first half against the New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, right, is
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, right, is sacked by New York Giants' Justin Tuck (91) during the third quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Victor Cruz of the New York Giants breaks
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Victor Cruz of the New York Giants breaks the tackle attempt of Antonio Cromartie of the New York Jets during the first half of a game at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 24, 2011.

New York Jets' Darrelle Revis, left, tries to
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New York Jets' Darrelle Revis, left, tries to bring down New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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New York Giants' Corey Webster, right, breaks up
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New York Giants' Corey Webster, right, breaks up a pass intended for New York Jets' Santonio Holmes during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants
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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants reacts to the game action during the first half. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Will Blackmon #36 of the New York Giants
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Will Blackmon #36 of the New York Giants is tackled by Ellis Lankster #26 of the New York Jets during the first half. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants' Chris Canty, right, pressures New
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New York Giants' Chris Canty, right, pressures New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants
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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants drops back to pass during the first half against the New York Jets. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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Jamaal Westerman #55 of the New York Jets
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Jamaal Westerman #55 of the New York Jets attempts to tackle Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants during the first half. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Josh Baker #45 of the New York Jets
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Josh Baker #45 of the New York Jets takes a knee after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter during a game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets reacts to a call on the field during the first half against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Josh Baker #45 of the New York Jets
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Josh Baker #45 of the New York Jets scores a touchdown in the first quarter during a game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Jeremy Kerley #11 of the New York Jets
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Jeremy Kerley #11 of the New York Jets is tackled by Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants in the second quarter during a game against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Jets
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Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Jets reacts to the game action during the first half against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets drops back to pass during the first half against the New York Giants. (Dec. 24, 2011)

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants
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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants is sacked by David Harris #52 of the New York Jets during the first half. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul, top, sacks New
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New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul, top, sacks New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts
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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts after a Giants' touchdown was reversed by officials during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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New York Giants' Victor Cruz jumps over a
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New York Giants' Victor Cruz jumps over a New York Jets defender while scoring 99-yard touchdown during the second quarter. (Dec. 24, 2011)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, right, is
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, right, is sacked by New York Jets' David Harris, left, during the first quarter of an NFL football game. (Dec. 24, 2011)

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