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New York Giants' news and notes: NFL trade deadline pushed back

New York Giants news for Tuesday morning.

Tom Pennington

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here is your Tuesday morning notebook.

NFL trade deadline pushed back to Thursday -
Hurricane Sandy's approach to the East Coast forced the NFL to push back its trade deadline from Tuesday to Thursday.

Veteran Justin Tuck warns 6-2 Giants need to keep up the winning in the season's second half |
"What I am worried about is what we have always done," the veteran defensive end said in the visitors’ locker room. "We’ve always been 6-2 at the break or 5-2 at the break. We’ve got to figure out a way to make sure we keep this thing going."

Giants Appreciate Their Resiliency, if Not Their Efficiency -
After taking a 23-point lead against the Cowboys that could have been larger, the Giants managed to hold on to a victory that put them comfortably ahead in the N.F.C. East at 6-2.

NFL says no issues with clock in Dallas, Tom Coughlin still upset | ProFootballTalk
Following Sunday's win over the Cowboys, Giants coach Tom Coughlin complained that the clock operator in Dallas gave the Cowboys extra time to run a final play. With a day to reflect on it, Coughlin remains upset. But the NFL says there were no issues with the timing.

Difficult And Uncertain Second Half Awaits Tom Coughlin’s Giants | Ernie Palladino " CBS New York
One way or the other, the Giants always seem to be hanging on to postseason hopes, rather than marching straight into them. Perhaps this year will be different.

New York Giants just find ways to win; Dallas Cowboys do not -
Tony Romo's Dallas Cowboys and Eli Manning's New York Giants seem to be similarly talented teams, but Ian Rapoport says Big Blue simply finds ways to win. Plus, more Week 8 takeaways.

Victor Cruz says 'some progress' on contract talks with Giants, per report |
Receiver tells ESPN the sides made gains on the "structure" of the deal.