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Steelers 24, Giants 20

Steelers edge Giants in emotional day

Game ends week of great adversity

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Sometimes, real life intrudes on the games we play. And sometimes, we need those games to get away from real life.

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy and the destruction it brought to the Northeast, every­one on the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants understood that.

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