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Big Win Gives Giants Boost in Power Rankings

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Senior NFL columnist Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com slid the Giants up into the top five to No. 3, behind the undefeated Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers.

"When I had the Giants up high last week, a lot of people laughed at me," Prisco writes. "Are you still laughing? This team has another tough test at the 49ers."NFC EAST: No. 3 Giants (previously ranked No. 4), No. 15 Cowboys (20), No. 19 Eagles (18), No. 22 Redskins (22).


In the NFL.com Power Poll, the Giants moved up to No. 4.NFC EAST: No. 4 Giants (7), No. 15 Eagles (15), No. 17 Cowboys (20), No. 25 Redskins (24).


Brian Billick of FOX Sports bumped Big Blue up six spots to No. 5.

"Truly impressive win for the Giants," the analyst wrote. "If they can just split the upcoming games at the 49ers, Philly, at the Saints and Green Bay, they will be in great shape. With all the talk of Eli being Elite -- he can prove it by doing more than just splitting that lineup of games."NFC EAST: No. 5 Giants (11), No. 16 Cowboys (18), No. 17 Eagles (15), No. 25 Redskins (24).


ProFootballTalk had the Giants third behind the Packers and 49ers.

"The good news for the Giants is that quarterback Eli Manning truly has become elite," Mike Florio posted. "The better news is that the whole team is, too."NFC EAST: No. 3 Giants (6), No. 15 Cowboys (20), No. 20 Eagles (19), No. 25 Redskins (24).


ESPN.com placed the Giants at No. 6, up three spots from last week.

"The Giants started a brutal six-game stretch with a clutch win over New England," staff writer Ashley Fox wrote. "Up next: the 7-1 49ers in San Francisco." NFC EAST: No. 6 Giants (9), No. 15 Cowboys (21), No. 16 Eagles (16), No. 22 Redskins (22).Join other diehard Giants Fans!  Follow @Giants

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