EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Instead of shoes at the bottom of his locker, New York Giants safety Stevie Brown had a couple of power cords.

One carried a charge into his cellphone and the other current into his laptop in somewhat of a crossing pattern.

While the Giants (6-2) prepare for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers (3-4), the electronic equipment at the bottom of the NFC's defensive player of the week's locker was a sign of another opponent the Giants are facing this week - the aftermath of Sandy.

The superstorm devastated areas of New York City and New Jersey and it has left a number of Giants without power at home, something an NFL player needs to review videotape of upcoming opponents - as well as to stay warm and comfortable.

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