Quick Take: Giants hold off Cardinals

It was over when ...
The Cardinals, down by eight, couldn't recover a perfectly-booted onside kick with four minutes remaining. Six plays later, John Carney nailed a 33-yard field goal to extend the Giants' lead.

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Giants KR/WR Domenik Hixonracked up 269 all-purpose yards, including 201 return yards, which gave the Giants excellent field position throughout the game. His 68-yard kickoff return just before halftime set up New York's go-ahead touchdown.

Key stat
The Giants started five drives in Arizona territory and all of them ended with scores.

The Cardinals lost for first time at home this season. ... Arizona QB Kurt Warner threw for more than 300 yards for the fifth consecutive game. ... Giants DE Justin Tuck has 11.5 sacks in his past 12 games (including Super Bowl XLII).

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