5-10 giants are still breathing in the NFC East, only one week left.
The game in the NFC East later on Sunday gave the Giants the right way to keep their division champion hope to survive. As Washington wasted the opportunity to lose to Carolina with a 20-13 defeat, it wasted the chance of winning the Eastern Conference.
The Giants also need the Cowboys to beat the Eagles. Dallas overcame an early 14-3 hole and scored a 37-17 victory at AT&T Stadium.
The Giants must beat Dallas (6-9) in Week 17 and allow Philadelphia (4-10-1) to beat Washington (6-9) next Sunday night for a 6-1
Washington wasted its first chance to beat another eliminated opponent in Sunday’s FedEx Field game because Teddy Bridgewater and Panthers (5-10) took a 20-0 lead in the first half and did not give up.
Washington coach Ron Rivera said: “It’s frustrating that we just didn’t participate in championship-level football.” “We still control our destiny. This is the truth.
“We still have a game to play. This is a very important game.”
Haskins was fined $40,000 last week for attending a party in violation of the COVID-19 protocol without wearing a mask, and it was a mess when he started directly to replace Alex Smith (Mavericks) for the second time.
Washington’s 2019 first-round pick was intercepted twice, failed once, and finished the game 28-14 from 154 yards, then he went to the fourth column in the fourth quarter when he trailed Washington 20-6. Taylor Heinicke’s bench is out.
“We just didn’t click. Haskins said it was very disappointing. He said the past week was the hardest day in his life. “I wish I could go back and change something, but it’s over now. “
Heinicke is a product of Old Dominion. He played 6 games for Carolina in 2018 (one start), passed the ball to JD McKissic for 29 yards in 20-13 games and attracted 1:50. Washington, but the Panthers counterattacked.
At the same time, the loser of the Philadelphia/Dallas game faces elimination, and the result is the Eagles (4-10-1).
The Hawks quickly took a 14-3 lead, but Andy Dalton (377 passing yards) connected twice with Michael Gallup (Michael Gallup) and once with rookie CeeDee Lamb , In the third quarter to get a 27-13 turnaround advantage.
The injured Hut finished the game with 342 yards passing and 69 on the ground. He was intercepted by Anthony Brown on the Dallas goal line with 6:42 left-these were his two draft picks in the fourth quarter The first in the right. He also lost in the Cowboys with a 3:54 loss.
Lamb scored again on a 19-yard run, with 1:53 remaining to end Dallas’ third straight victory and a Sunday showdown against the Giants at MetLife Stadium.
“If you give up five or six weeks ago, we don’t even want you to be on our side,” said Ezekiel Elliott. “We are competitors. The whole team is. We are not without. We must win next week. The guy we just played needs a little help.”