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After the Giants destroyed the Cowboys Sunday night in a game that won them a playoff bid, NY Giants Defensive End Justin Tuck said that Big Blue can win Super Bowl XLVI. Gary Meyers has the column for the NY Daily News.
The Jets threw away their game filled with playoff implications, and with a record of 8-8 on the year, they fell short of the playoffs after two consecutive years of making the AFC Championship game. Tim Smith, of the NY Daily News, says blame should, “start at the top with Rex Ryan and Brian Schottenheimer.”
Watch out Nets fans but Deron Williams doesn’t see the advantages of playing in a big market. Williams told Stefan Bondy of the NY Daily News that his free agent decision won’t be based on any uptick in endorsement money.
In his column for the NY Post, Mike Vaccaro believes, “The Jets need to stop kidding themselves.”
Fellow NY Post columnist George Willis notes that Eli is Elite, and that he can now say: I told you so.
Marc Berman of the NY Post writes Knicks PF A’mare Stoudemire is questionable for tonights game against the Raptors.
Ian O’Connor of ESPN New York writes that for the first time since 2008, the Giants look like Super Bowl contenders.
After the contentious benching of Jets WR Santonio Holmes in the final minutes of the end of the regular season, Rich Cimini of ESPN New York writes that the Jets need to place a larger emphasis on team chemistry next season.