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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed cornerback Mike Harris off the Detroit Lions' practice squad and placed middle linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve.

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NEW YORK (AP) Going into Sunday's highly anticipated matchup against the New England Patriots, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are the unanimous choice as the NFL's top team.

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ALLEN PARK, Mich.

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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second straight year.

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DETROIT (AP) That familiar refrain ''Same Old Lions'' has been quieted lately.

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