Despite losing their first five games and starting 3-7, the New York Giants find themselves in a surprising playoff derby in the NFC East. The Giants are in the thick of it and have already beaten divisional rivals Washington (4-7) twice, and split games with Philadelphia (3-6-1). Now they go on the road to face Cincinnati (2-7-1) on Sunday and are in position to take advantage of the Bengals' recent misfortune.
Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 12's top tight end, kicker and defense plays. (Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and center Nick Gates toed the company line in saying very little about the recent firing of line coach Marc Colombo. Coach Joe Judge fired Colombo on Nov. 18 after the two argued about the planned hiring of veteran line coach Dave DeGuglielmo as a consultant.