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Giants-Browns odds, Week 12: Giants open as 6.5-point road favorites

Browns fans plan ‘Perfect Season Parade’

Chicago Bears v New York Giants Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

The New York Giants (7-3) stand a good chance to continue their winning ways against the Cleveland Browns (0-11) in Week 12. They open as 6.5-point favorites on the road against the NFL’s only winless team.

The Giants have won five straight games for the first time since 2010, and their 7-3 record is their best 10-game start to a season since they won nine of their first 10 in 2008.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Browns’ historically bad 2016 may be commemorated with a parade. Seriously.

According to USA Today’s For The Win, a Brown’s fan has formally filed paperwork for a “Perfect Season Parade” should the Browns join the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only 0-16 teams in league history.

The Giants and Browns were linked earlier this season, when trade rumors swirled around Cleveland’s all-pro left tackle Joe Thomas. Ultimately, the rumors came and went without a deal.

Big Blue needs a win to stay on top of the NFC wild-card race, and avoid losing any ground to the 9-1 Dallas Cowboys. They’ll also want to avoid becoming a footnote in football history by allowing Cleveland to get in the win column. Especially not while Browns fans have a parade to look forward to.