SPORTS
12/25/2012 10:05 am ET

G-Men's Journey From Champs to Chumps

Eight point five percent.

Just seven weeks after they beat the Cowboys in Dallas and confirmed their third consecutive 6-2 start to a season, the New York Giants appeared to be a lock to win the NFC East. Their odds of winning the NFC East were estimated at 84 percent. Even though they would lose to the Steelers the following week, losses by the Cowboys, Eagles, and Redskins pushed their chances up to 86 percent, with their playoff odds exceeding 90 percent. Dallas and Washington were a combined 6-11, with an 8 percent shot of winning the division between them.

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