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No Manning Magic for Giants This Time

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Tom Coughlin was distraught that the Giants let down all the good people in the tri-state area who have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy and were counting on the Super Bowl champs to provide an enjoyable three-hour diversion from their problems.

There was no Mike Piazza tear-jerker moment for the Giants as there was in the bottom of the eighth inning for the Mets in the first post-9/11 game played in New York in 2001, no 80-yard touchdown pass in the final minute from Eli Manning, who was forced to evacuate his family from their Hoboken apartment, or game-saving sack from Mathias Kiwanuka, whose Hoboken townhouse eight blocks from Manning was overrun by foul-smelling sewage and forced his family into a hotel.

The Giants blew a 20-10 late third quarter lead to the...

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