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Defense, Manning Boost Giants' Super Bowl Odds

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Defense, Manning Boost Giants' Super Bowl Odds

Defense, Manning Boost Giants' Super Bowl Odds

Defense, Manning Boost Giants' Super Bowl Odds

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With the New England Patriots looking to be the second NFL team to finish an undefeated season with a Super Bowl victory, and the New York Giants having entered the playoffs as a wild card entry, the game is statistically unbalanced.

But the strength of the Giants defense and the breakout performances of Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the team's playoff run have Wall Street Journal sportswriter Stefan Fatsis thinking the kicking game could be something to watch Sunday.

Fatsis talks with Michele Norris.

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