National Football League
                     === Manning, Giants pound Packers ===
 East  Rutherford, NJ  (Sports Network)  -  Eli Manning  threw three  touchdown
 passes  and the  New York Giants dominated  the Green Bay Packers, 38-10, in a
 battle between the two most recent Super Bowl champions.
 Manning  completed  16-of-30 passes  for 249  yards. He has  now thrown 200 TD
 passes  in  his career to move  ahead of Phil  Simms for the most in franchise
 "I never thought my arm was tired, never felt like it," Manning said. "After a
 week  off,  you come back  to practice, it felt  good, alive, balls coming out
 with a little extra pop on it."
 Ahmad  Bradshaw  carried the ball  10 times  for 58 yards  and a score for the
 Giants,  who stunned  the Packers  in a  NFC Divisional  playoff contest  last
 season at Lambeau Field. Bradshaw also caught two passes for 61 yards.
 Andre  Brown  rushed for 64 yards  and a touchdown  on 13 carries for New York
 (7-4),  which snapped  a two-game  skid  and holds  a two-game  lead over  the
 Redskins  and Cowboys  in the NFC East. Rueben Randle, Hakeem Nicks and Victor
 Cruz caught TD passes.
 The  news was not all good for the Giants, however, as Brown suffered a broken
 fibula in the fourth quarter.
 Aaron Rodgers connected on 14-of-25 passes for 219 yards, one touchdown and an
 interception  for  the Packers  (7-4),  who  had  a five-game  winning  streak
 Green  Bay  fell one game behind  the Bears for  first place in the NFC North.
 Chicago beat Minnesota by a 28-10 margin on Sunday.
 "This  is  a game  that really makes  everybody look inside  and find out what
 you're  about,"  Packers coach  Mike McCarthy  said. "I  believe in what we're
 about  as a  football team. I haven't  felt like this since probably the first
 game  I coached  as a  Green  Bay Packer  head coach.  Beaten very  thoroughly
 tonight. Doesn't taste good, doesn't feel good."
 The Giants scored a touchdown just six plays into the game after Bradshaw took
 a  screen pass  59 yards down to  the 2-yard line. Brown then rumbled into the
 end zone for the early score.
 Green  Bay  responded with its  lone touchdown of  the contest. Rodgers used a
 play-action pass and hooked up with Jordy Nelson down the right sideline for a
 61-yard score.
 The  Packers actually had  a chance to take the lead on their next possession,
 but Mason Crosby missed a 55-yard field goal.
 New  York  took over at its  own 45 and went  55 yards in eight plays. Manning
 scrambled  up  the middle for  13 yards on 3rd-and-7  to keep the march alive.
 Faced  with  another third down,  Manning found Randle in  the back of the end
 zone for a 16-yard score with 2:38 left.
 Corey  Webster followed with a big defensive play for the Giants, as he picked
 off  Rodgers. New York  had to settle for a 43-yard Lawrence Tynes field goal,
 making it 17-7.
 The  Giants continued to roll on offense in the second quarter. Nicks caught a
 25-yard pass on 3rd-and-9 to move the chains before Manning capped the 8-play,
 61-yard drive with a 9-yard TD pass to Cruz.
 Green  Bay  responded with a 10-play,  62-yard march that took six minutes off
 the  clock. However,  the Packers had to  settle for a field goal after moving
 the ball to the New York 11-yard line. Crosby's 28-yard field goal cut the gap
 to 24-10 with 3:37 remaining.
 The  Packers' offense went back downhill on their next possession. Rodgers had
 the  ball stripped  out of  his hand  by Osi  Umenyiora and  Jason Pierre-Paul
 recovered the ball for New York.
 The Giants needed just two plays to go 23 yards. After Randle caught a 10-yard
 pass,  Bradshaw ripped  off a 13-yard TD  run. New York took a 31-10 lead into
 the locker room.
 New  York extended its margin late in the third quarter. Nicks hauled in a 30-
 yard pass before recording a 13-yard score with 3:36 left.
 Green  Bay  moved the  ball  to  the New  York  14-yard  line on  its  ensuing
 possession, but the drive ended on Rodgers' incomplete pass on 4th-and-5.
                                   Game Notes
 Green  Bay  had won the last  three regular-season meetings against the Giants
 ...  The Packers were without linebacker Clay Matthews, defensive back Charles
 Woodson  and wide  receiver Greg  Jennings  ... Giants  safety Kenny  Phillips
 suffered  a  knee  injury in  the  third  quarter.  He  was making  his  first
 appearance  since Week  4. Right tackle David Diehl sustained a stinger in the
 first half.
 11/26 01:37:38 ET

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