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Giants WR Manningham inactive vs. Jets; McKnight set to play

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As expected, New York Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham is inactive for Saturday's meeting with the crosstown rival Jets.


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Manningham was listed Friday as doubtful for the game after missing practice all week with a nagging knee injury. He was replaced by Victor Cruz in Saturday's starting lineup.

Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora also is inactive for a fourth consecutive week with ankle and knee injuries, but running back Danny Ware will play. Ware was listed as questionable Friday with a knee injury.

Jets running back Joe McKnight, the NFL's leading kick returner, is active after being questionable with a separated right shoulder and hyperextended elbow. Defensive back Marquice Cole, who missed last Sunday's game with a knee injury, and defensive lineman Ropati Pitoitua are among the Jets' inactives.

Visit www.nfl.com/inactives to see inactive players in every Saturday game.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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