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Four-game losing streak has Giants playoffs hopes almost gone with 7 games to go

  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets ready to push off of New York Giants' Quintin Demps during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 38-17. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets ready to push off of New York Giants' Quintin Demps during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 38-17. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch is tackled by New York Giants middle linebacker Jameel McClain, left, after losing his helmet in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Giants, 38-17. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

    Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch is tackled by New York Giants middle linebacker Jameel McClain, left, after losing his helmet in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Giants, 38-17. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning leaves CenturyLink Field after the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Giants 38-17 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning leaves CenturyLink Field after the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Giants 38-17 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)  (The Associated Press)

With their playoff hopes dimmed by a four-game losing streak, coach Tom Coughlin says the New York Giants need to stick together and find a way a win a game.

Despite four straight lopsided losses, Coughlin said Monday that the Giants (3-6) are close to winning, but they have failed to finish games in the past month.

The latest example was a 38-17 loss to the Super Bowl champion Seahawks in Seattle. New York led 17-14 at halftime, went into the fourth quarter tied and then got run off the field on a day that the Seahawks ran for an amazing 350 yards, 26 more yards than the Giants had in total offense.

It was an embarrassing beat down that has the Giants facing the prospect of missing the playoffs for a third straight year.

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