The NFL schedule has now been officially released, and with that has come an early series of 2014 predictions. And while the NFL Draft has not yet even taken place, ESPN's NFL Nation recently offered their insight into how the 2014 regular season will shake out.
Beat writers for each team submitted their prediction on their respective team's final record and Dan Graziano, representing the New York Giants, predicted a two-game improvement that sees Big Blue ending the season with a 9-7 record.
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The NFC East once again looks like a tightly bunched mess, so give the Giants a 3-3 division record by default. After that, it helps that so many 2013 powers (San Francisco, Indianapolis, even Arizona) come to New Jersey, while less-proven opponents such as Jacksonville and Tennessee are road games. Their Thursday night game is a short road trip to Washington (which is good), and their toughest game is a short-week road trip to Seattle to play the defending Super Bowl champs (which is rough).