Originally written October 03, 2012 on Football Nation:
The last time the New York Giants faced off against the Cleveland Browns, the Giants were coming off of a remarkable Super Bowl win against the New England Patriots.The year was 2008 and each team would end their season on opposite ends of the win-loss column.The Giants finished 12-4.The Browns finished 4-12.Earlier in the 2008 season, against the quite hapless St. Louis Rams, New York ran away with a 41-13 win.The first though is the Giants won big in that game. The first thought is WRONG.Cleveland beat the previously unbeaten New York Giants, 35-14.Following a thorough digestion of the above mentioned information, a familiar, fairly cliched word popped in my head, "Revenge". As in "Revenge Game". Considering these teams only play every four years, it's hard to draw bad blood between them. At least between current players.The Browns and Giants respective franchises have played each other since 1950. They played twice a year many, many times. In 1950 and 1958...
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