Excerpt: "This Golden Age of Giants football has been built most notably and impressively on two overwhelming ingredients: huge plays in the passing game from Eli Manning and his receivers and a ferocious, relentless pass rush.
Neither asset has been great this season. The passing game has been compromised by nagging injuries that Hakeem Nicks cannot shake, but four Manning touchdown passes in a 52-point eruption against the Saints is a promising sign of things to come.
It is the pass rush — or lack thereof — that will determine in the final three games if the Giants finish up in style, hold on to first place in the NFC East and surge into the playoffs as a forceful presence. That should cause the Giants and their fans to take a deep gulp, because what was ballyhooed as the best defensive line in the NFL has not lived up to the hype, making this the Last Roundup for the Big Three." Read more...