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NFL Week 7: How does each team measure up?

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New York Giants (#3) defeats Green Bay Packers (#8)

Date: Sunday October 14

Game-Time: 1:00 p.m. ET on NBC

Result: 38-13 Giants

Week 7 Clout: The 1-6 Giants defeated the 5-2 Green Bay Packers and lead the NFC East Division with a 3-2 record.

Championship Shot: The NFC East currently features the Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys, which make a championship bout between the Giants and Eagles an option if the East were to finish even in the standings.

Patriots (#2) defeats Atlanta Falcons (#8)

Date: Sunday October 14

Game-Time: 1:00 p.m. ET on CBS

Result: 24-20 Patriots

Week 7 Clout: With the New England Patriots undefeated at 4-0, they’ve moved atop the AFC East Division with a 3-1 record.

Championship Shot: The AFC East contains the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, which makes the 8-0 Patriots a credible contender for the Super Bowl in 2018.

Steelers (#1) defeats Indianapolis Colts (#4)

Date: Sunday October 14

Game-Time: 1:00 p.m. ET on CBS

Result: 31-17 Steelers

Week 7 Clout: The 3-2 Pittsburgh Steelers have a victory over the 0-5 Indianapolis Colts, which leaves them in first place in the AFC North Division.

Championship Shot: The AFC North has two tier of title contenders. The 3-2 Steelers hold the top position and the 3-2 Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals are battling for second place. However, the division is unpredictable and playoff teams could easily find themselves in the same division come the postseason.

Saints (#5) defeats San Francisco 49ers (#16)

Date: Sunday October 14

Game-Time: 4:05 p.m. ET on FOX

Result: 34-10 Saints

Week 7 Clout: After a victory over the Arizona Cardinals last week, the 4-2 New Orleans Saints moved to 5-1 on the season and first place in the NFC South Division.

Championship Shot: The NFC South has a pair of perennial playoff teams in the 3-2 Carolina Panthers and 2-3 Atlanta Falcons, but the 4-2 Saints hold the advantage in the division.

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