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Rapid Reaction: New York Giants

ST. LOUIS -- A few thoughts on the New York Giants' 37-27 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at the Edwards Jones Dome:

What it means: If the Giants are looking for reasons to feel good about their team going into next season, this game was loaded with them. The Rams had not allowed a touchdown since Week 12, but the Giants scored four of them and rolled up 514 yards in the process. Quarterback Eli Manning was 25-for-32 for a season-high 391 yards and three touchdowns. Odell Beckham Jr. was incredible again, with eight catches for 148 yards and a pair of touchdown catches, including an 80-yarder in the third quarter. Rueben Randle went for more than 100 receiving yards and caught a touchdown. Andre Williams had 100 rushing yards. Orleans Darkwa scored a rushing touchdown. I mean, everybody was into the act here. It was as complete an offensive performance as the Giants have delivered all season, especially when you consider they were facing one of the league's toughest defenses.

Stock watch: Randle -- Up. Few Giants needed a big game more than Randle did. The third-year wideout has been clearly surpassed by his former LSU teammate, Beckham, all season, and he's been benched twice in the past month by Tom Coughlin for being late to team meetings. But he started Sunday's game and played very well in catching six passes for 132 yards and a touchdown. In doing so, he likely helped his own confidence and the team's faith in him moving into next season.

Ugliness: The Rams clearly wanted to be physical and deliver messages to Beckham, and things got out of hand in the second quarter. Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree delivered a completely unnecessary late hit out of bounds on Beckham, then the two of them shoved each other in the face on the ground, which touched off an ugly brawl that saw Giants receiver Preston Parker, Giants defensive end Damontre Moore and Rams defensive end William Hayes ejected for fighting. It appeared Moore also was called for a foul on an official, which could result in a suspension for him.

Game ball: Manning. The Giants' QB was on the money all night, in full command of the offense and pinpoint with decisions and throws. He was 25-for-32 for a season-high 391 yards and three touchdowns and completed passes to six different receivers. He checked into a run call on a play that resulted in a 45-yard Williams run. It was the most comfortable and in command he's been all season.

What's next: The Giants will wrap up their 2014 season with a 1 p.m. ET home game Sunday against the 9-6 Philadelphia Eagles, who were eliminated from playoff contention with the Cowboys' victory Sunday. It will be the fifth game in a row in which the Giants and their opponent have both been eliminated from playoff contention. The Eagles beat the Giants 27-0 in Week 6 in Philadelphia, in the game in which Victor Cruz suffered his season-ending knee injury.