Found February 10, 2012 on Washington Times:
NEW YORK (AP) - Sideline audio from the Super Bowl reveals that the Patriots wanted the Giants to throw toward Mario Manningham, who made a crucial over-the-shoulder catch during New York's winning drive."Sound FX," which first aired Wednesday night on NFL Network, catches New England coach Bill Belichick telling his ...

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