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Predicting the New York Giants Tuesday Morning Headline: Robert Griffin III Edition

November 30th, 2012 at 4:15 PM
By Simon Garron-Caine

So, this is a new little feature we're going to be doing around here: taking a look at a few possible headlines that you might read Tuesday morning after Eli Manning and the New York Giants face off with Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.

'Robert Griffin III' photo (c) 2012, Keith Allison - license:

"NFC Beasts"

The Giants have all but sealed the NFC East divisional crown yet again, after their 35-17 drubbing of the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football. The Giants received an early spark from David Wilson's 64-yard touchdown run, and Eli and Co. never looked back, with Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks and Martellus Bennett all finding the end zone. The Giants now have a two-game division lead, with four left to play.

"RGIII Almost Does it Again"

Last go-round it was a 77-yard bomb to a streaking Victor Cruz, but this time a long, methodical 80-yard drive by Eli Manning that culminated in a 1-yard dive by Ryan Torain won a game that all but seals the NFC East crown for the division. Griffin was electric, throwing for 280 yards and running for another 92, and rallied his offense late, scoring two fourth quarter touchdowns to put the Redskins up, briefly, before another game-winning drive by Manning.

"New World Order"

The New York Giants fell flat on their face Monday night, as old NFC East King Eli Manning handed the crown to rookie Robert Griffin III. Manning threw three interceptions, while Griffin coasted to an easy 28-17 victory over a Giants team that was outplayed in all aspects of the game. The Redskins now find themselves only a game behind a reeling Giants team that has lost three of their last four games.

So, there you have your three options: A) the Giants come out and handle their business, beating a team they should beat en route to another divisional crown, B) the game plays out much like it did a few weeks ago, and everybody is left saying "Man the Giants still have them this year, but that Griffin kid is going to be good," or C) well, you know what C is.

Nobody wants C.

Tell us in the comments section below which story you think you'll be reading Tuesday morning, or make one of your own.


Tags: David Wilson, Eli Manning, Football, Hakeem Nicks, Martellus Bennett, Monday Night Football, New York, New York Giants, NFC East, NFL, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Torain, Victor Cruz, Washington Redskins