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Morning Coffee! An Up And Down Monday

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 02:  Wide receiver Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants falls to the ground untouched after a reception against the Arizona Cardinals during the fourth quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Cardinals 31-27.   (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Did Victor Cruz of the New York Giants give himself
up on this crucial fourth-quarter play?
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Good morning, New York sports fans! As always on a Monday in the fall, though, I know whether today is a good one or a bad one depends largely on which teams or teams you root for.

Giants 31, Cardinals 27: Giants Rally With 21 Fourth-Quarter Points: If you are are New York Giants fan today is a great day. The Giants earned a come-from-behind victory over the Arizona Cardinals with an assist from a controversial call in the closing minutes. The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles imploded, and the Giants are tied for the top spot in the NFC East with a 3-1 record.

Ravens 34, Jets 17: Sanchez Grounded as Jets Fall In Sloppy Game: If you are a New York Jets fan today is a miserable day. The Jets' offense could not have been more pathetic Sunday night in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The porous New York offensive line turned quarterback Mark Sanchez into a human tackling dummy, and only the nearly-as-bad Baltimore offense gave the Jets any hope in the game. The reeling Jets now have to get ready to face the New England Patriots.

Yankees vs. Tigers ALDS Game 2: Scherzer Solid, Helps Detroit Tie Series: The Yankees could not solve Detroit starter Max Scherzer, and a ninth-inning rally fell short. The Yankees now travel to Detroit with Justin Verlander facing CC Sabathia Monday night. With A.J. Burnett pitching Game 4 for the Yankees, they need to find a way to beat Verlander.