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Steelers face big challenge vs. Giants

November 1, 2012
By RICH GIBSON - Times Leader Sports Writer (rgibson@timesleaderonline.com) , Times Leader

The Steelers face their most formidable challenge to date with a late Sunday afternoon kickoff against the Giants.

The Black and Gold seem to have righted the ship of late, while the GIants are playing very much like defending Super Bowl champs.

At Cleveland, the Browns square off against AFC North leading Baltimore. It seems too good to be true for the Browns to pull off a second consecutive upset.

The Bengals, meanwhile, host Peyton Manning and the Broncos in basically is a must-win game for Marvin Lewis' team.

TONIGHT'S GAME

KANSAS CITY AT SAN DIEGO. Chargers rebound following upset loss at Cleveland. CHARGERS, 27-13

SUNDAY GAMES

CAROLINA AT WASHINGTON. Cam Newton and Panthers are due for a win, but it won't come at expense of RGIII. REDSKINS, 24-20

BALTIMORE AT CLEVELAND. Brownies must settle for one-game winning streak. RAVENS, 23-13.

DENVER AT CINCINNATI. Bengals in danger of falling out of playoff contention with fourth consecutive loss. In our upset special, BENGALS, 30-23

DETROIT AT JACKSONVILLE. Lions will find it difficult on the road, but still should prevail. LIONS, 24-17

CHICAGO AT TENNESSEE. Bears seeking seventh win in eight tries and should prevail. BEARS, 28-20.

MIAMI AT INDIANAPOLIS. In a spirited battle of 4-3 teams, give the edge to Andrew Luck. COLTS, 23-20.

ARIZONA AT GREEN BAY. Pack is starting to hit its stride. Cardinals headed in other direction. PACKERS, 30-17.

BUFFALO AT HOUSTON. Texans on a roll and should prevail with relative ease. TEXANS, 34-14.

TAMPA BAY AT OAKLAND. A matchup of 3-4 combines with home team rating the nod. RAIDERS, 27-21.

MINNESOTA AT SEATTLE. One of the weekend's most competitive games with edge going to Seahawks' defense. SEAHAWKS, 17-14.

PITTSBURGH AT NY GIANTS. Black and Gold face major challenge against defending Super Bowl champs. GIANTS, 28-21.

DALLAS AT ATLANTA. Falcons bid to remain league's only remaining unbeaten. FALCONS, 28-24.

MONDAY NIGHT

PHILADELPHIA AT NEW ORLEANS. Two teams in dire need of victory. SAINTS, 30-23.

LAST WEEK: 8-6. SEASON 68-46. UPSET SPECIALS: 3-5.

Gibson can be reached at rgibson@timesleaderonline.com

 
 

 

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