* PRIME TIME: Giants punter Sean Landeta rejected a request to judge a bikini contest at the Riviera Club Wednesday night. "The manager of the club said he heard I was a viable candidate to do a nice job in that kind of circumstance," said Landeta, a bachelor who has a steady girlfriend these days.
* PRIME REASON: Responding to speculation that coach Bill Parcells might step down if the Giants win Sunday, linebacker Gary Reasons said, "It's within his prerogative. I don't see any reason he wouldn't want to continue. But you never know with Bill."