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Ladies and gentlemen, this is exactly why the NFL plays the games every week. If not for the actual contests being decided on the field, we would now be talking about a Giant rout of the Texans with the unbeaten Bears coming into town.

Who would've thought in their wildest dreams that the Giants would need to squeak by the lowly Texans while the equally lowly Dolphins would bust up the Bears at home? Again, that's why they play the games. Neither of the NFC's top two teams played well at all last week, but at least the Giants were able to walk away with a win. "Everyone wanted to see us blow this team out by 30 points but this...

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