Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 10/11/11
The Giants face the Buffalo Bills this weekend, one of several teams that have reversed their fortunes this season. The lockout has produced some strange results thus far in the NFL this season. Up is down and down is up. From the NFL…. Through the first five weeks of the 2011 NFL season, all eight divisions have at least one new team either in first place or tied for the top spot. If that holds, it will be the most new division winners in a single season. “It’s all about football around here,” says quarterback Alex Smith of the NFC West leading 49ers. “The focus is on details. The focus is on football. The focus is on teaching. Players are executing and we’re getting better every day. There’s no secret. We just want to continue to take steps every single day and so far we’ve done that.” Entering Week 6, there are 18 teams with a .500 or better record. That’s two behind the most such teams (20) through the first five weeks of a season in NFL history (2001, 2010). “We’re giving oursel
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