Justin Tuck

How the New York Giants Blew Their 2011 Season

After a 6-2 start, the Giants are on the verge of being out of the playoff hunt
<p> After a 6-2 start, the Giants are on the verge of being out of the playoff hunt</p>

They were 6-2 at the midpoint of the season, despite a bunch of free-agent losses and an infirmary full of injuries. Eli Manning was on his way to joining the MVP conversation. Tom Coughlin was earning praise as a possible NFL Coach of the Year.