The Giants' playoff hopes were expiring by the time they got to the locker room after their 42-7 pounding of the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. The Bears were in victory formation, finishing off a 26-24 win over the Detroit Lions. That officially ended the season for the defending Super Bowl champs.
The Giants are hoping RG Chris Snee and C David Baas can practice Friday with a crucial game against the Ravens on Sunday. DE Justin Tuck and RB Ahmad Bradshaw are also hoping to be at practice Friday.
The Falcons' defense has a knack for confusing elite QBs on third down and forcing turnovers. Pete Prisco studies tape and says the secret to Atlanta's success is elaborate pre-snap movements and superior speed.