New York Giants Defense Dominates, Shuts Out Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-0


Published: September 27, 2009

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... because of a shoulder injury and Kenny Phillips was recently placed on injured reserve with a serious knee injury.

The Giants didn't feel sorry for themselves, they just continued to play the same type of smash-mouth football they only know how to.

The Giants took the ball from the opening kickoff and drove 80 yards on a weaker Buccaneers defense. The drive ended with Brandon Jacobs almost walking into the end zone from six yards out to put the Giants ahead 7-0.

Early in the second quarter, the Giants took the ball back from Tampa Bay and drove the field again with the drive ending on an Eli Manning four yard touchdown pass to Steve Smith, and the Giants were up 14-0.

The Buccaneers failed to move the ball on offense and Byron Leftwich wasn't getting the job done and neither was former Giants running back Derrick Ward, who was getting pounded by his former team. Ward only had five carries for two yards.

The Giants tried to tack on a field goal...

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