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Even without Troy Polamalu, the Pittsburgh Steelers? defense lived up to the hype in their 24-20 win over the Giants.

Sure, the Giants had trouble mustering any offensive attack, but sometimes you have to tip your cap to a strong defensive effort for your opponent.

The Steelers? defense came into the game allowing 396.8 yards per game ? good enough for second best in the league. Against the Giants, Pittsburgh only allowed 182 total yards (114 passing, 68 rushing).

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