Playoff spots, jobs on the line in Week 17

The Giants may not be playing for only a playoff berth; they may be playing to save Tom Coughlin's job. That's just one of the intriguing subplots of Week 17, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: December 28, 2006
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Editor's note: ESPN.com senior NFL writer John Clayton's "First and 10" column takes you around the league, with a look at the best game of the week, followed by primers for 10 other games. Here's his look at Week 17.

First … New York Giants at Washington Redskins

Tom Coughlin sits on the hottest seat in the NFL.

With one week to go, he demoted offensive coordinator John Hufnagel, giving Kevin Gilbride the chance to turn around struggling quarterback Eli Manning. ...

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