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Brewer's blocked punt goes for naught

Updated: October 27, 2003, 10:07 AM ET
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Jack Brewer's blocked punt in the fourth quarter was the first recorded by a Vikings player since 1989, but the Giants still managed to get a first down on the play.

Huh?

Brewer blocked Jeff Feagles' kick inside the 5-yard line, and linebacker Wesley Mallard alertly scooped the ball. Nate Burleson had a chance to tackle Mallard but couldn't wrap his arms around the 230-pounder.

"I heard the ball being blocked," Burleson said. "I turned around and tried to reach ...

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