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Maybe the Giants just don't like being favorites. In their 2007 miracle season, they entered the playoffs as a 10-6 wild card, unable to win their division. They knocked off favored opponents on the road in three consecutive weeks to reach the Super Bowl, where they found themselves two-touchdown underdogs to the unbeaten Patriots. We all know what happened next. This year, they waited until Week 17 to finally win a deeply flawed NFC East, and enter the playoffs having won only three of their last eight games. But they remain a dangerous commodity in the postseason. Is this the beginning of another miracle run?
We talked to Glenn Warciski of Ultimate NYG, a New York Giants blog on the Bloguin network, to get an inside look at the Giants wildcard matchup and what needs to be done to return New York to the top on the NFL.
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During the interview, Cruz got a chance to show off some of his famed dance moves:
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