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Quick Take: Falcons-Giants

It was over when ...

  Brandon Jacobs rushed for 39 yards and a TD before leaving with a knee injury in the third quarter. 

(Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press)

The Giants won the coin toss in overtime and drove 49 yards in seven plays to set up Lawrence Tynes' 36-yard field goal.

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Giants WR Mario Manningham not only recorded outstanding numbers (six catches for 126 yards), but he made plays at crucial times. His 29-yard catch in OT put the Giants in field-goal range, and he also had a 27-yard catch on New York's fourth-quarter touchdown drive.

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Even without the injured Michael Turner, the Falcons still ran the ball 30 times. However, they gained only 90 yards on the ground for a 3-yard average.


Giants QB Eli Manning threw for a season-high 384 yards. ... Giants TE Kevin Boss had a career-high two touchdown catches, giving him four in his last three games. ... Falcons QB Matt Ryan snapped his streak of six consecutive games with an interception. ... Atlanta wide receiver Eric Weems scored his second career touchdown.

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