It’s been said that it’s better to be lucky than good. In the Sunday night opener of Jerry Jones' football coliseum in Dallas, the New York Giants were both lucky and good. One of the biggest question marks going into this season was the Giants' receiving corps, and rightfully so. After the loss of Plaxico Burress toward the end of last season, the Giants seemingly fell apart. In the offseason, the Giants did not trade for a marquee receiver, and it was unclear who was going to be the security blanket that Burress had been for Eli Manning. Manning has been marked as a “game manager” quarterback. He doesn’t light up the stat line with gaudy statistics; he does what he has to in order to win, which usually means relying on Big Blue’s running game. That was ...
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