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New York Giants' news and notes: Monday after the massacre edition

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New York Giants' news and notes following Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Victor Cruz drops what would have been a touchdown pass Sunday.
Victor Cruz drops what would have been a touchdown pass Sunday.
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Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here is some of the reaction to Sunday's blowout 31-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Eli Manning hardly playing like two-time Super Bowl MVP as NY Giants annual second-half collapse in full swing - NY Daily News
In the Super Bowl a few years ago, Eli Manning worked himself free from the Patriots pulling and stretching his jersey, created a new pocket and put everything into a throw that miraculously stuck to David Tyree’s helmet and set up the winning touchdown.

Manning & Co. swooning again as they tumble into bye week - NYPOST.com
CINCINNATI — Tom Coughlin said he’s not going to adjust his bye-week schedule, which has the Giants at their facility today and then off the rest of the week.

Slumping Giants Bearing Too Close A Resemblance To Rex’s Jets " CBS New York
It occurs every year, it seems. The Giants start off hot, and then turn utterly human in the second half of the season. It’s happening again, only it may be even worse this time.

So much for Giants avoiding annual November swoon
CINCINNATI – There surely were worse trudges out of a stadium than this one for Osi Umenyiora, but in the moments following this embarrassing, never-in-it 31-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the New York

Eli Manning keeps struggling as Giants fall to Bengals - NFL.com
Tom Coughlin's New York Giants were flat on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, dropping their second consecutive game. Eli Manning struggled again, and denied afterward that he has a tired arm.

Alarm bells sounding after Giants' 31-13 loss to Bengals | NJ.com
Concerned that Sunday’s 31-13 loss to the Bengals is the start of a familiar November slide? Concerned this team won’t be as resilient as last year’s? Concerned about Eli Manning?

The last query is the most curious of all, since the Giants quarterback has rarely been a concern since his first Super Bowl MVP title. But right now, Manning is the face of the slumping Giants offense, not having thrown a touchdown pass in three straight games for the first time since his rookie season.

Cruz taken out of the game plan - Giants Blog - ESPN New York
CINCINNATI -- Victor Cruz didn’t get many chances to catch passes Sunday against the Bengals, and the best opportunity he had, he dropped. That