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Giants news, 11/27: Reaction to Daboll, Wink tension, Tommy DeVito, Adoree Jackson, more headlines

New York Giants news for Monday

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Giants-Patriots final score: Giants beat Patriots, 10-7

The New York Giants topped to the New England Patriots 10-7 on Sunday as Patriots’ placekicker Chad Ryland missed a 35-yard field goal attempt with :06 remaining that would have forced overtime. The Giants rise to 4-8 and are officially on a winning streak.

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Other Giant observations

Giants’ Adoree’ Jackson says Brian Daboll would be ‘crazy’ to fire Wink Martindale | NJ.com

Giants cornerback Adoree’ Jackson thinks his head coach, Brian Daboll, would be “crazy” to fire defensive coordinator Wink Martindale.

And Jackson is right.

Giants QB Tommy DeVito explains 'surreal' first home start, win | SNY.tv

“I was just enjoying it, it was a lot of fun,” DeVito said. “Any game after a win is awesome, but to be able to do it here at home for my first time is surreal, I’m going to enjoy this moment.”

Saquon Barkley translating Tommy DeVito’s touchdown celebration

Tommy DeVito providing Giants fans a reason to keep watching | New York Post

Now, this week, in the New York suburbs, he’ll try to replicate that.

“I think I proved that I’m a competitor,” DeVito said. “I just love to play the game of football. I think that I’ll try to show that every time I take snap because you never know what snap is going to be your last. So, I just try to embrace it, go out there and just try to play for my teammates.”

New York Giants Report Card: Continued Improvements | Sports Illustrated

That blip aside, the defense recorded three interceptions (probably should have had a fourth, but linebacker Bobby Okereke dropped what would have been his second one). They only managed two sacks on the Patriots quarterbacks, but they held the receivers to 143 yards on 21 receptions.

Tommy DeVito wins second straight start as Giants outlast Patriots | New York Post

The main difference: The Giants had Tommy DeVito and the best thing he did was not turn the ball over. The Patriots used two quarterbacks and they combined for three interceptions.

Advantage: Giants. In a game devoid of offensive punch, the Giants delivered just enough body blows to secure a 10-7 victory at MetLife Stadium, giving the Giants their first two-game winning streak of the season.

DeVito had a contingent of 200 strong for his first home start

Tommy DeVito: That time NY Giants’ quarterback impressed Victor Cruz | The Record

“[The workout] was definitely a monumental moment in my recovery journey, and DeVito’s part of that,” Cruz said last week. NY Giants seek their second straight victory behind Tommy DeVito and Saquon Barkley against Bill Belichick and the Patriots.

“Back then, I was just worried about arm strength and if he could make all the throws,” Cruz said. “They looked at me like, ‘He can make all throws’ ... and I remember running some intermediate routes, some hitches, some slants, just to get things going a little bit. Then we got to a seam route, a deep seam ball, and he roped it − 25 yards on a rope − and I was like, OK, he can make all the throws, and it was an NFL ball. So he was throwing some balls out there, it was a good afternoon.”

Around the league

Bill Belichick “can’t remember” when he informed Mac Jones he’d start at QB | Pro Football Talk

Patriots’ JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR coach Troy Brown get into heated sideline exchange during Giants game | CBSSports.com

Mike McCarthy: We definitely have interest in Shaquille Leonard | Pro Football Talk

Eagles star tackle Lane Johnson inactive for Week 12 vs. Bills with groin injury | CBSSports.com

Ron Rivera surely knows the shakeup in Washington will soon get to him, too | FOX Sports

Jets HC Robert Saleh announces QB Tim Boyle will start again in Week 13 vs. Falcons | NFL.com

Get ‘grimy’? Jets implore Breece Hall to be more physical | ESPN.com

Mike Tomlin not acting 'like eureka' but Steelers top 400 yards in win over Bengals | NFL.com

Cam Heyward on Week 11 argument between Diontae Johnson, Minkah Fitzpatrick: “We expect you to be passionate” | Pro Football Talk

Chiefs' Travis Kelce becomes fastest tight end to reach 11,000 yards | NFL.com

Raiders' Roderick Teamer arrested on DUI, speeding charges | ESPN.com

Bengals dispute Joe Burrow was injured before Ravens game; wrist surgery coming Monday | Cincy Jungle

Zac Taylor defends Joe Mixon after RB rushes for 16 yards | ESPN.com

Alex Smith calls out Tom Brady for NFL criticism, says QB played in biggest ‘cupcake’ division | The Athletic

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