Giants will support their coach vs. Redskins

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    The New York Giants want to go all out to make a final positive impression in case coach Tom Coughlin's job is insecure — which it almost certainly is not. How the Washington Redskins respond to Mike Shanahan's potentially final day as coach is more uncertain. [...] the Giants responded nicely in winning at Detroit to knock the Lions from postseason contention. Many Giants cited their respect for Coughlin, who has won two Super Bowls with them but also has had non-playoff finishes in five seasons at the helm. Again, we've got one more game to go, and we're going to go out there and play it just as if we were a playoff team and needed the win. Even if the Redskins (No. 31, AP Pro32) can beat the Giants (No. 24, AP Pro32), who are favored by 3½ points at the Meadowlands, it figures to mean little for Shanahan. Given Washington's collapse from division champion to 3-12, criticism of the coach's handling of quarterback Robert Griffin III, and the fact Shanahan is 24-40 in charge in D.C., well, not even a rout of the Giants might matter. Dolphins grab the final AFC wild-card spot. From also-ran in 2012 to first-round bye and division crown for ... How did Brady and Belichick get these Patriots to 12 wins? Chargers' late run falls short, Chiefs gear up for postseason. Texans won their first two, will finish with 14 losses and top overall draft pick.

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