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Peter King
October 13, 1997
Bill Parcells considers the 1990 Super Bowl champion Giants one of his best teams because of its ability to win close games. Counting the playoffs. New York went 5-2 that season when the margin of victory was seven points or less. "They would never crack, and that's what made them a championship team," Parcells said recently. "You've got to get in some of those close games and win them." Here are the teams with the best and the worst regular-season records in games decided by three points or less and by seven or less since 1994.
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October 13, 1997

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Bill Parcells considers the 1990 Super Bowl champion Giants one of his best teams because of its ability to win close games. Counting the playoffs. New York went 5-2 that season when the margin of victory was seven points or less. "They would never crack, and that's what made them a championship team," Parcells said recently. "You've got to get in some of those close games and win them." Here are the teams with the best and the worst regular-season records in games decided by three points or less and by seven or less since 1994.

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