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The 1990 Giants were a team that won a championship by the narrowest of margins. They won the Super Bowl when the Bills missed a makable FG in the final seconds but there were other taut moments along the way.

In order to get to that Super Bowl, the Giants had to win the NFC Championship Game in San Francisco, where the two-time defending champion 49ers were prohibitive favorites to complete a "three-peat."

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From Greg Hanlon of CapitalNewYork.com....

For much of his 13-year N.F.L. career, Erik Howard basically did the same thing on every play, and nobody noticed. As the nose tackle in the Giants? 3-4 defensive scheme, his role was as important as it was unglamorous: Play after play, he would engage the offensive linemen in front of him in a furious, split-second sumo wrestling contest. Winning this mini-contest would enable his more famous teammates to succeed on the portion of the play that was actually visible to fans.

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