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Washington’s offense is ranked 11th in points per game while the Giants are 30th.

Thursday night’s Titans-Steelers game, set to kick off at 8:25 p.m. ET and air on NBC and NFL Network, also will be available via live stream through Amazon Prime Video. The uniqueness of the Color Rush uniforms worn by both teams might be trumped by that of the camera angle, as NBC plans to utilize its SkyCam system to present a new primary viewing angle for live game coverage.

The key for Thursday night’s game will be Pittsburgh’s offense against Tennessee’s defense. The Steelers enter Week 11 averaging 20.8 points per game, a disappointing 19th in the NFL. They have a chance to improve that average against a Titans team allowing 23.7 points per game, 22nd in the league. Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell leads the NFL with 840 rushing yards, and wide receiver Antonio Brown has a league-best 882 receiving yards along with 60 receptions, tied for the second-most in the NFL.

Remember, these are not the Browns. These are the Giants, a team that was picked by some experts to reach the Super Bowl this season.

These are the Giants that previously upset the favored Patriots in two Super Bowls; the Big Blue Wrecking Crew of Lawrence Taylor, Bill Parcells and Phil Simms; a team that has prided itself on defense from LT in the 1980s to Sam Huff in the ’50s; a franchise for which former defensive coaches include Bill Belichick and Tom Landry.

“They all proceeded, grim-faced, to the team bus after the latest in a season saturated with embarrassing moments — 49ers 31, Giants 21 on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. When Giants coach Ben McAdoo got to the bus, he was admitted on board without incident. Same for general manager Jerry Reese, who declined to speak to reporters when asked on his way out of the locker room.

One of the most indelible images from Sunday was Titans LT Taylor Lewan chasing after Thomas as he was leaving the field

That’s crazy, man. It’s easy to come to work and be ready when things are going great. But even the guy who gets paid to train polar bears at some point has to be all, “I can’t take this son of a [female dog] another day” once in a while, right?

Thomas’ perseverance is extraordinary. Don’t take my word for it, though. One of the most indelible images from Sunday was Titans LT redskins_048 chasing after Thomas as he was leaving the field (this is when it’s acceptable to leave the sideline) to show some respect for the best in the business. That says a lot.

Goedert was around 230 pounds at the time and had shown the coaching staff vast potential, but they all knew there was more to be mined.

“I challenged him, Coach Schleusner and I both, that he had a chance to play at the next level. To that point, he had done what I had asked, but he just kind of did it,” Moe said. “But he responded better than anybody I’ve ever had that NFL conversation with. After that, he attacked it. Since then, he’s been our lifter of the year in the offseason.”

That’s the sound of the alarm, and this is the song it sang:

Goedert now stands 6-foot-5 and weighs 270 pounds. He can run the 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds, a blistering time for his size. His squat max is up to 552 pounds, his vertical jump at 36 inches. In short, he’s significantly narrowed the gap between what he can be and what he is.

“He was a 35-inch vertical when we first tested him at 230 pounds, and he can still do that now at 270,” Moe said. “That’s explosiveness.”