Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/26/12
The New York Giants delivered a 38-10 haymaker to the Green Bay Packers last night.   The Giants could have scored 50 if they really wanted to.   From the looks of things last night Green Bay is toast and will skid to a 7-9…8-8 season and miss the playoffs.   Or will they?   Recent NFL and especially New York Giant history tells an interesting tale that Packer fans can have hope in.   It’s never as bad as it looks and never as good as it looks coaches will say…and some recent Super Bowl winners have proven.  The dates are worth noting as some recent champions have just gotten annihilated late in the season.November 28, 2005:   The Pittsburgh Steelers went into Indianapolis with a 7-3 record and just the defense to challenge Peyton Manning and the unbeaten Colts.   Pittsburgh limped out with their worst beating of the season 26-7 in a game that could have been much worse.   Peyton Manning had all the answers even before the Pittsburgh defense could present the question.   Slightly less
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