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NFL: New York Giants 34, Atlanta 31 (OT)

Nov. 22, 2009 at 6:41 PM   |   Comments

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes' 36-yard field goal in overtime Sunday gave the New York Giants a 34-31 win over the Atlanta Falcons, ending a four-game losing streak.

The Giants' Eli Manning, completing 25-of-39 passes, threw for 384 yards, the highest total of his career, and three touchdowns. Manning's scoring passes were for 28 and 4 yards to Kevin Boss and 3 yards to Madison Hedgecock.

Brandon Jacobs ran 2 yards for another Giants' score.

Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes of 4 yards to Eric Weems and 11 yards to Tony Gonzalez in the final 6 minutes of regulation, enabling the Falcons to erase a 14-point deficit and send the game into overtime.

Jason Snelling scored on 7- and 1-yard runs for Atlanta (5-5).

Ryan was 26-of-36 passing for 268 yards and Snelling accumulated 76 yards on 25 carries.

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