With a crushing win over the Green Bay Packers, the New York Giants believe this could be the start of another late-season title run.

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While no one was ready to predict a third trip to the Super Bowl since the 2007 season, the Giants (7-4) easily played their best game in a month in the 38-10 win on Sunday night that gave them a two-game lead in the NFC East.

All three phases were suddenly in tune following an off week.

The goal now is to take the next step, as they did last season, ending the year with a six-game winning streak that gave the Giants a second title in five seasons.

A step back against Washington next Monday puts the division up for grabs.

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