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Giants-Commanders final score: Tommy DeVito show as Giants win, 31-19

The Giants rode six Washington turnovers and three Tommy DeVito touchdown passes to a 31-19 victory, pushing their record to 3-8 with the New England Patriots up next.

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Giants’ Tommy DeVito pushes back on tanking after win against Commanders |

“I am sure I’m going to hear about it, but I’ve seen it” he told reporters. “But my job is to come in here and help win football games, and play football to the highest of my ability and help put my teammates in situations to win and be successful. So that’s my mindset every week going into it. That’s the team’s mindset every week going into it.

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No hot water in locker rooms at FedEx Field after Giants-Commanders game | Pro Football Talk

“We had an equipment failure in the main water heater that provides hot water to the field level locker rooms,” a Commanders spokesperson said in a statement. “We can’t resolve the matter without completely shutting off the water to the stadium, which is why it couldn’t be repaired in game.”

Deonte Banks with some choice words for the team that passed over him

Coach Daboll in the locker room after the game

Good sign for Brian Daboll avoiding meltdown: Giants showed pride in win at Commanders |

“I don’t really care what anybody thinks or how they feel,” free safety Xavier McKinney said of the idea that the Giants had folded. “We’re all grown men, and we’re playing to win. I get that you’ve got other things that factor into it — business side, money side. But at the end of the day, we’re trying to win games.”

Top 2024 NFL Draft prospect Drake Maye opens up about his skills | New York Post

With the Giants honing in on a top pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye, a candidate to go No. 1 overall, tosses around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby.

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Mac Jones doesn’t know whether he will start in Week 12 | Pro Football Talk

Jones said last week that he hasn’t been told if he will start in Week 12 against the Giants when the Patriots return from their off week.

“No. We haven’t talked about that,” Jones said on the Jones and Mego Show. “ Just see how it goes there and the bye week is a great time to work on things that you can do better so, that’s what I’m going to do. ”

Patriots players on pace to earn contract incentives this season | Pats Pulpit

The following players have played enough snaps for the Patriots through the first 10 weeks of the season to meet their thresholds if able to keep up the pace: S Jabrill Peppers: Playing-time incentives ($1M).

Jabrill Peppers and Jahlani Tavai have been crucial to the Patriots’ defensive operation, and two of the best players on this side of the ball. Their playing-time shares look the part: Peppers and Tavai have been on the field for 94.5 and 72.1 percent of defensive snaps, respectively.

Ten Next Gen Stats From the First Ten Patriots Games in the 2023 Season |

Recently, the Patriots have improved to 20th in expected points added per rush (-0.13), which is only slightly lower than their -0.08 expected points added per rush last season. In the first six weeks of the season, Rhamondre Stevenson was averaging 0.8 yards before contact on 78 carries, with that number increasing to 1.5 yards before contact on 48 carries in the last four weeks. Furthermore, Stevenson's stuff rate has decreased from 21.8% to 12.5% in recent weeks.

Around the league

Will Commanders’ Ron Rivera get fired after another humiliating loss to floundering Giants? |

Micah Parsons, DaRon Bland lead Cowboys to 33-10 win over Panthers | Pro Football Talk

Jimmy Johnson to be inducted into Cowboys Ring of Honor on Dec. 30 |

Chiefs’ Defense Can Frustrate Eagles QB Jalen Hurts in Super Bowl Rematch | The 33rd Team

Raiders owner Mark Davis impressed with team's energy under interim HC Antonio Pierce |

David Montgomery TD seals Lions comeback win vs. Bears: Chicago’s 4 takeaways not enough | The Athletic

Bears' evaluation of Justin Fields kicks into gear with QB back as starter |

Cardinals vs Texans Week 11: Arizona comeback bid falls short in loss to Houston Texans | Revenge of the Birds

Christian McCaffrey starts new scoring streak with early touchdown | Pro Football Talk

Tyreek Hill injury update: Dolphins WR returns after hurting hand in Week 11 game vs. Raiders |

Chargers’ Joey Bosa carted off vs. Packers with foot injury |

Packers defeat Chargers 23-20, but Aaron Jones exited with knee injury | Pro Football Talk

Falcons go back to Desmond Ridder as starting QB, source confirms |

Aaron Rodgers tells Jets he hopes to resume practicing as early as Dec. 2 |

More than one team volunteered to play in Black Friday game annually; why 2023 features Jets, Dolphins |

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