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Giants Can't Hold Bears To Lovie's Promise

Giants Can't Hold Bears To Lovie's Promise

Lovie Smith swore the Bears would go full-out to beat the Packers Sunday, which would complete the clinching of a playoff berth if the Giants beat the Redskins. But really, is Smith truly to be believed?

The year was 1988 and the Giants had just lost to the Jets in a regular-season finale that, with a win, would have put them in the playoffs. They still had a chance as the evening wore on, however. All a then-great San Francisco squad had to do was beat the Rams out west, and the Giants were in. But one got the feeling that things wouldn't quite go that way when a reporter called Giants... Recommended Stories

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