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Unexpected Powerhouses: Colts vs. Dolphins

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Two games match teams with winning records on the NFL's 14-game schedule this weekend. The marquee one is Steelers-Giants, a special game because it happens once every four years, and because of the first-round-quarterback matchup of Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning from the 2004 draft.

The other one? Miami (4-3) at Indianapolis (4-3).

"Interesting,'' Indy GM Ryan Grigson said this week. "All of a sudden this game means something."

"Nobody expected this,'' said Miami tight end Anthony Fasano.

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