Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/5/12
Several teams in the NFC East had the opportunity to record signature wins – and one still does heading into the Monday Night game – but at the end of the day on Sunday, all that those teams had to show for their efforts was major disappointment.With the Philadelphia Eagles (3-5) in desperate need of a win against New Orleans tonight, here is what happened with the other three teams in the division on Sunday:Giants shut downThe New York Giants had a chance to improve to 7-2, take absolute control of the division, prove they are ready to defend their Super Bowl title by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers and also win for New York and New Jersey fans who suffered through Hurricane Sandy.The Giants took a 20-10 lead into the fourth quarter, but unlike New York’s Week 2 final-quarter explosion against Tampa Bay, it was the Steelers who had one of their best quarters of the season, scoring twice to walk away with a 24-20 victory.New York jumped out to a lead thanks to terrible officiating i...
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