Giant headlines

Giant headlines
December 19, 2011, 3:44 pm
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By Benjamin Standig
CSNwashington.comIn a revelingthe misery of others kind of way, there are few things more enjoyable thanreading the headlines the day after a New York professional team suffered a horrendous loss. Even better when said setback was delivered by a certain burgundy and gold franchise.Back to Earth: Giants Go Flat, Imperiling Playoff Bid (New York Times) NY Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks loses sure touchdown pass in the sun on miserable day against Redskins (Daily News)Holiday jeers for the Giants (NY Post)Redskins make loudmouth Rolle eat his words (NY Post)...back-story: after the Redskins won the season opener, the Giants corner said if the NFC East rivals played 100 times, the Redskins might win five. Leading up to the latest meeting, Rolle revised his estimate, saying the Giants would win 99 out of 100. Apparently statistical forecasting will not bepart ofRolle's post-NFL career.Giants can't explain their disappearing act in 23-10 loss to Redskins (North Jersey.com)Not a headline, but Nicks, Eli Manning and Giants rookie corner Prince Amukamara landed three of the five sports in Yahoo's least valuable players for week 15 column.Of course, thebutterfly effect of the Redskinsdefeatingone NFC East foe led to this Associated Press headline:Cowboys gone from gloomy to back on track, leading NFC East after their win and a Giants loss