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Fellow safety Kenny Phillips agreed.

“They have a lot of weapons,” Phillips said. “They’re still a great team and we have a lot of respect for them. Look at their depth chart. There aren’t a lot of teams that have as many talented players as they do. Sure, a lot of things haven’t gone their way, but we have to make sure they don’t turn it around against us. We can’t say that we will put them away. We want to win the division and that’s what we’re focused on.”

The Giants are tied with Philadelphia (4-2) atop the NFC East, one game ahead of Washington (3-3).

NOTES: Linebacker Keith Bulluck returned to practice Thursday and may be able to play Monday. … DE Mathias Kiwanuka said that he is feeling better, but there’s no timetable on his return from a bulging disc. “I’m trying to see every specialist in this area and across the country,” said Kiwanuka, who said he has visited six different doctors for their opinions on his injury. “I’m grateful that some doctor saw the severity of my situation, because it could have saved my life and my career. I just can’t go back and play right away, because I could be one hit away from paralysis.” … Kiwanuka would like to contact paralyzed Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand: “It’s something I’d like to do in the near future.”