WASHINGTON REDSKINS VS NEW YORK GIANTS
New York Giants kickers Lawrence Tynes (9) is congratulated by spotter Jeff Feagles after making a point against the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter at FedEx Field on September 23, 2007. The Giants defeated the Redskins 24-17. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
Quarterbacks Peyton Manning of Denver and Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay were named Thursday as the NFL's top offensive players for the month of October.
Lawrence Tynes booted five field goals and New York's defense forced six turnovers Sunday, allowing the Giants to hang on for a 29-24 victory over Dallas.
Alex Henery's 26-yard field goal with 1:49 remaining in the fourth quarter Sunday lifted Philadelphia to a 19-17 win over the New York Giants.
Eli Manning threw for 288 yards and Andre Brown ran for 138 more Thursday, igniting an offense that brought the New York Giants a 36-7 win over Carolina.
Lawrence Tynes kicked a 32-yard field goal with 63 seconds remaining Wednesday to give the New York Giants a 6-3 exhibition win over New England.
Lawrence Tynes kicked four field goals Saturday and the New York Giants registered a 26-3 pre-season victory over the New York Jets.
Lawrence Tynes kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, handing the New York Giants a 20-17 victory over San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game.
Eli Manning's 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 remaining Sunday rallied the New York Giants to a 20-17 victory over winless Miami.
Lawrence Tynes kicked a 23-yard field goal with 1:32 to play Sunday, lifting the New York Giants to a 27-24 win over Buffalo.