Eli Manning passed for three touchdowns as the Giants routed Atlanta 24-2 in the NFC wild-card game Sunday. The Giants face ...
the Packers in Green Bay next Sunday. (Jan. 8)
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Eli Manning threw for three touchdowns...and the Giants defense kept Atlanta's offense off the board...in a 24-2 winSunday...in their NFC wild-card game.Manning connected twice with Hakeem Nicks on touchdowns, one good for 72 yards....and also hit Mario Manningham on a 27-yarder as theGiants pulled away from the Falcons in the second half.SOT: Eli Manning, Giants quarterbackThe Giants rushing game was working as well...with a season-high 172 yards...92 by Brandon Jacobs and 63 by AhmadBradshaw. But the Falcons had trouble moving the ball...only gaining 64 yards rushing...and twice they were denied on fourth and one.SOT: Eli Manning, Giants quarterbackAtlanta's only points came on a safety in the 2nd quarter....when Manning threw the ball away in the end zone...to avoid being sacked.SOT: Matt Ryan, Falcons quarterbackIt's Atlanta's third straight playoff loss under coach Mike Smith.Next up for the Giants...the defending champion Packers in Green Bay next Sunday. New York lost to Green Bay by three pointsin December.