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Giants Defeat Bucs Behind Manning's Two TD Passes

Giants Defeat Bucs Behind Manning's Two TD Passes

TAMPA, Fla. — Eli Manning and the New York Giants shrugged off a bad loss and stayed on top of the NFC East.

Manning threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns, helping the first-place Giants rebound from last weekend's debacle at New Orleans with a 32-18 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Josh Brown booted four field goals for the Giants (5-4), including fourth-quarter kicks of 53 and 44 yards that gave New York some breathing room after the Bucs (3-5) pulled within two points. The victory on the heels of a 52-49 loss to the Saints moved New York back over .500.

Manning threw first-half TD passes of 8 yards to Reuben Randle and 4 yards to Shane Vereen....