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Saints vs. Giants LIVE UPDATES: New Orleans Takes On New York On Monday Night Football

11/28/2011 08:17 pm ET

The stakes are high for both teams in tonight's "Monday Night Football" matchup as the winner will hold at least a share of first place in its respective division.

Entering the prime-time battle at the Superdome, the traveling New York Giants narrowly trail the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC East division standings but can pull even with a win. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Saints hold the slimmest of leads in the NFC South. A win for Drew Brees and company will ensure the Saints go to bed tonight in sole possession of first place while a loss will drop them into a tie with the Atlanta Falcons.

With both teams' playoff aspirations best served by a victory and a Super Bowl MVP leading each offense, this Giants-Saints tilt figures to earn it's prestigious time slot. Unlike, say, a certain Jacksonville-Baltimore game from a few weeks ago.

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11/28/2011 11:59 PM EST

GAME OVER

Saints win 49-24! Giants looked terrible.. or the the Saints looked amazing?

11/28/2011 11:58 PM EST

Incomplete

Eli throws an incomplete pass to Hakeem Nicks.

11/28/2011 11:58 PM EST

Fantasy Garbage Point Time

Eli throws a screen pass to Devin Thomas who runs for 12 yards. Who has Devin Thomas? Anyone?

11/28/2011 11:55 PM EST

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS!

Ingram runs up the middle for 5 yards on second down. Then on 3rd and 5, Ingram runs to the outside and takes it up the sideline for ANOTHER TOUCHDOWN! Saints now have a 48-24 lead.

11/28/2011 11:51 PM EST

2 Minute Warning

Mark Ingram runs for no gain and that will take us to the 2 minute warning.

11/28/2011 11:50 PM EST

That Was Bad

Eli feels the pressure and just launches a pass deep down the field where there were no receivers. Turnover on downs.

11/28/2011 11:50 PM EST

4th and 5

Eli throws a dud in the middle of the field to Ballard but it falls incomplete. Might have been tipped. 4th and 5 coming up.

11/28/2011 11:49 PM EST

Short Pass

Eli is now 21 for 21 after a short pass to Ware. Saints are just going to give them these short completions. Eli throws an incomplete pass on 2nd and 5.

11/28/2011 11:48 PM EST

Turnover On Downs

Saints go for it on fourth down but Ingram gets stuffed behind the line of scrimmage.

11/28/2011 11:47 PM EST

MNF Techincal Problems

ESPN camera is screwed up and is currently not showing the game. But it sounded as if Sproles fell short of a first down on a run.

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