Found December 24, 2011 on
NY Daily News:
Pumped-up Giants fan Rick Patel didn’t wait long after the final whistle Saturday to loudly exercise his bragging rights. “When you count the Giants out, they come through,” Patel crowed after Big Blue whipped the crosstown rival Jets in a wild, error-filled Meadowlands showdown.
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