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New York Giants news and notes for Monday morning.
Ahmad Bradshaw, Giants pound 49ers in NFC Championship rematch - Jim Trotter - SI.com
SAN FRANCISCO -- With two minutes remaining in regulation Sunday in Candlestick Park, Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw walked slowly from the sideline into the narrow tunnel that led to the locker room. His muscles were cramping and the medical staff wanted to give him an IV.
Osi Umenyiora just couldn’t help himself. As the Giants’ defensive end headed for the locker room after Sunday’s 26-3 win over the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park, he glanced over at the media, speaking for his team’s much-maligned collection of defensive ends.
Defending Super Bowl champion NY Giants establish themselves as the best team in the NFL with a beating of the San Francisco 49ers - NY Daily News
The Giants team that worked its way through the playoffs in January and then won the Super Bowl in February finally showed up in October to assert itself as the best team in the NFL. The 49ers were supposedly the premier team before the Giants came into Candlestick Park and completely dominated San Francisco, 26-3, Sunday, stalling for a bit Jim Harbaugh’s ascent toward Bill Walsh as the all-time geniuses in Niners history.
Giants notes: Hakeem Nicks, David Diehl return - NorthJersey.com
Hakeem Nicks and David Diehl returned after missing the previous three games.
Steve Serby: New York Giants show San Francisco 49ers with 26-3 trouncing you don’t disrespect the defending NFL champions - NYPOST.com
SAN FRANCISCO — The 49ers all but stood on the Golden Gate Bridge and announced for all to hear they wanted the Giants, and they wanted them now, in the middle of their Candlestick Park...
Smith, defense can't get to Manning - Football Wires - MiamiHerald.com
SAN FRANCISCO-Justin Smith didn't get called once for defensive holding Sunday, and just like his fellow 49ers defenders, he also didn't get to the New York Giants' Eli Manning.
Giants make 'statement' in routing 49ers 26-3 - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The New York Giants issued a statement of their own to 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh on Sunday.