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Justin Tuck’s 4 sacks help Giants earn comeback victory against Redskins

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LANDOVER, Md. — Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards, and Justin Tuck had four sacks to help shut down Robert Griffin III in the second half Sunday night, leading the New York Giants to a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins.

Andre Brown had a pair of touchdown runs, including a 1-yarder early in the fourth quarter that put the Giants ahead for good.

Griffin was 16 for 17 at halftime, but he went 8 for 15 in the second half, and the Redskins managed only 95 total yards after halftime.

The Giants (5-7) remain two games behind NFC East leaders Dallas and Philadelphia, while the Redskins (3-9) were mathematically eliminated from the postseason for the 17th time in 21 years.

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