Champs send message to NFC East

Big Blue responds in big way to threats posed Sunday by Redskins and Cowboys

Updated: December 10, 2012, 10:19 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Their competition in the NFC East had staggered back to life in zombie form, leaving the New York Giants in a most vulnerable state, leaving them to search for their true identity somewhere amid a rainy, London-like fog.

Just before the Giants faced their tormentor, Drew Brees, Dallas and Washington completed their comeback victories over Cincinnati and Baltimore with dramatic field goals that came all of three minutes apart. After spending most of Sunday afternoon ...

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