The New York Giants have had their chances to get back into this game against the Washington Redskins, but have come up empty on two key possessions deep in Redskins territory. On the second of those two possessions, a penalty and an overturned touchdown conspired to keep the Giants down 23-3 with 8:51 to go in the game.
Eli Manning appeared to find D.J. Ware for a touchdown on third and goal from the two, but Ware juggled the pass on the goal line and the call was reversed. On fourth down, Manning found Hakeem Nicks in the end zone, but the play was nullified by a holding penalty. On fourth and goal from the 12-yard line, Ryan Kerrigan sacked Eli Manning and the Giants turned it over on downs.
The Giants were also down inside the red zone on a previous possession, but they couldn't put in a touchdown there either. Eli Manning was trying to find Mario Manningham on a fade route, but Manningham ran inside instead and Josh Wilson easily picked off the pass. The interception was Manning's third of the game.
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