Major playoff implications will arise this week when the Giants travel to Washington to take on the Redskins.á The Giants are currently one game behind Dallas for the final wild card spot and hold the head-to-head tie breaker over the Cowboys. In order for New York to stay in the playoff race they will have to defeat a suddenly strong Washington team. There are five keys for the Giants to win this NFC East battle: á 5. Contain Brian Orakpo and Andre Carter These 2 defensive ends have terrorized opposing quarterbacks this year. Carter and Orakpo each have 11 sacks this season, including a combined six sacks last week against Oakland. The Giants will most likely be without right tackle Kareem McKenzie, who was injured in Sunday night's loss to the Eagles. That means rookie William Beatty w ...
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