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New York Giants' Eli Manning NFC Offensive Player of the Week

That's the second time this season for Manning.

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When you go 27-of-31 for 337 yards, throw four touchdown passes, end up with a passer rating of 151.5 and lead your team to a season-saving victory, people notice. Such is the case with New York Giants' quarterback Eli Manning, who has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for doing those things Monday against the Miami Dolphins.

His completion percentage (87.1) was the giants' single-game mark for a quarterback with more than 20 attempts, besting Kerry Collins, who went 22-of-26 (84.1 percent) in 2002 games against the St. Louis Rams.

This is the second time this season and the fourth time in his career that Manning has received a Player of the Week award.

With the Giants facing a crucial three-game stretch as they try to win the NFC East title they are going to need the veteran quarterback to continue to play at a high level. The Giants are tied for first place in the NFC East with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles.