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Philadelphia (plus 4) at New York Giants (Sunday)
The Giants finished the season 1-3. The Eagles are on a 5-1 run, including a victory over the Vikings in the playoffs last Sunday. And, of course, a 20-14 win over New York at the Meadowlands on Dec. 7.
What does it mean?
"I don't think this team really looks at it like we've lost three of the last four," says center Shaun O'Hara. "We're done with last year. That was 2008. This is 2009."
Actually, 2008 was pretty good to New York.
San Diego (plus 6) at Pittsburgh
The Chargers are a better team now than the one that lost the only 11-10 game in NFL history at Heinz Field on Nov. 16. And Ben Roethlisberger sustained a concussion in the final regular-season game for Pittsburgh.
But the Steelers' defense should be good enough on its own to win this game. LaDainian Tomlinson may not play and his replacement at running back, Darren Sproles, might be worn down a bit from 328 all-purpose yards last week. Beyond that, the footing might not be as good.
LAST WEEK: 2-2 (spread); 2-2 (straight up)
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