* 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."

* PRIME CHOICE: Unsung Bills linebacker Darryl Talley became the ninth Buffalo player selected for next week's Pro Bowl when AFC coach Art Shell added him to the squad yesterday.

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