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W 23-10
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McAdoo cedes Giants' play-calling to OC

(TSX / STATS) -- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After hitting rock-bottom a week ago in a loss against the then winless Los Angeles Chargers, New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo made a decision that might very well have saved his locker room -- and perhaps even his job.

McAdoo, who retained the play-calling duties when he was promoted to head coach last season, decided to hand off those duties to Mike Sullivan, the team's offensive coordinator in a move that was widely regarded as long overdue given McAdoo's predictability and head-scratching decisions this year.

The move worked. Sullivan, who last called plays as the offensive coordinator for the Bucs under then head coach Greg Schiano, orchestrated a mostly smooth game plan that saw the Giants rely more heavily on 12 personnel (72 percent of the snaps) while reducing its dependency on 11-personnel to 28 percent of the snaps.

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NFC East Division
TeamWLTPct
Philadelphia 510.833
Washington 320.600
Dallas 230.400
New York 150.167
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: E. Manning1466
Pass TDs: E. Manning9
Rush Yds: O. Darkwa239
Rush TDs: O. Darkwa1
Rec Yds: O. Beckham Jr.302
Rec TDs: O. Beckham Jr.3
Int: L. Collins1
Sacks: J. Pierre-Paul4.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1898 (17)
Passing Yards: 1466 (13)
Rushing Yards: 537 (24)
Points per game: 17.5 (29)
Yards per game: 316.3 (23)
Touchdowns: 11 (24)
Field Goals: 7 (27)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2231 (28)
Passing Yards: 1550 (25)
Rushing Yards: 741 (26)
Points per game: 22.0 (17)
Yards per game: 371.8 (27)
Touchdowns: 13 (17)
Field Goals: 12 (29)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/12 D. Rodgers-Cromartie suspended Indefinite (by team)
10/12 D. Deayon active/prac. squad
10/12 B. Dixon pract. squad add
10/11 E. Cooper pract. squad add
10/11 K. Raymond pract. squad add
10/10 E. Eagan active/prac. squad
10/10 A. Fabiano pract. squad del
10/10 B. Marshall on IR ankle
10/9 T. Rudolph active/prac. squad
10/9 T. King signed
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/15 J. Casillas neck (Out)
10/15 R. Okwara knee (Out)
10/15 P. Perkins ribs (Out)
10/15 W. Richburg concussion (Out)
10/15 S. Shepard ankle (Out)
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