Excerpt: "AT GEORGIA DOME
WHEN: 1 p.m.
LINE: Falcons by 1 1/2
TV: Ch. 5 (Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa)
RADIO: WFAN-660 AM and 101.9 FM (Bob Papa, Carl Banks). Nationwide on Compass Media (Matt Smith, Curtis Conway)
FORECAST: Dome conditions.
The Giants will be without RB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee/foot), CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring), S Kenny Phillips (knee) and S Tyler Sash (hamstring). Rookie Jayron Hosley , who has come on since early-season difficulties, would be next up against an excellent WR corps with Antrell Rolle playing the nickel corner spot.
David Wilson , fresh off his breakout performance last week, will be leaned on heavily again. WR Hakeem Nicks , as usual, will have to contend with a sore knee. Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) will be a gametime decision. CB Asante Samuel is battling a shoulder injury that kept him out of last week’s game.
TE Tony Gonzalez vs. S Antrel Rolle and LB Jacquian Williams
Gonzalez isn’t playing like an old man. More than ever he’s on a mission to get to a Super Bowl and this is his best chance yet. He’s been a red zone handful for every opponent. With Rolle at nickel corner, the speedy Williams will have a big part in defending Gonzalez. Perry Fewell’s Big Nickel package has been especially tough on tight ends. But Gonzalez may be the best of all time." Read more...