When David Carr’s playing in the fourth quarter, it means something’s really, really wrong or something’s really, really right. For the Giants today, things went really, really right. They blew Seattle off the field, by a score of 44-6. Big Blue totally dominated the Seahawks on both sides of the ball.
The Giants rolled up 523 total yards (342 in the first half; the most in the NFL this year, and the most for the G-men in 17 years), to Seattle’s 187. They rushed for 254 yards (Seattle had 74), and passed for 272 (to Seattle’s 113). The Giants also had the edge in first downs (27 to 13) and time of possession (36:28 to 23:32). In the past, the Giants couldn’t buy a win after the bye week. This time it was no problem. And no Plaxico Burress on the field? No one even noticed.
Eli Manning led an offense that was a relentless machine. Their first drive of the game was all of four plays, but …