Week One of the 2009 NFL season finally came for the Giants fans. All the talk of missing Plaxico Burress finally left when Sunday's game ended with the Redskins because the Giants balanced offense showed Burress will not be needed. The Giants took the opening kickoff and moved the ball effectively down the field on the Redskins defense. The Giants running attack of Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw got decent chunks of yards and kept the Redskins defenders moving back. Eli Manning found some new targets to throw to, including Mario Manningham and Hakeem Nicks. The Giants still need to work on their short-game situation on third and one and fourth and one, as Jacobs and Bradshaw each got stopped, but an easy 28-yard Lawrence Tynes field goal made it 3-0. In the second quarter, Manning foun ...
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