Found February 06, 2012 on Washington Times:
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Back in August, back before the season began, Eli Manning was asked whether he considered himself an "elite" quarterback a la Tom Brady.Manning replied simply that he belonged "in that class." He was questioned and criticized for that, and _ shocking, right? _ it all became quite ...

Stop comparing Eli Manning and start appreciating his accomplishments

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning signals during his first series of downs against the New England Patriots in the first quarter at Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis. The NFC champion New York Giants play the AFC champion New England Patriots. UPI/Kevin Dietsch Eli Manning will never be a prototypical gunslinger. He’ll never be...

New York 21, New England 17: Giants' late heroics top Patriots in Super Bowl

No one does fourth quarters better than Eli Manning. And no one has the Patriots' number quite like the Giants. Manning led an 88-yard touchdown drive in the final minutes of another thrilling Super Bowl as the Giants beat the Patriots, 21-17, at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Patriots backup QB Brian Hoyer: “I don’t know if I’ll ever meet someone as tough as (Brady) is”

There was a scary moment in last night’s Super Bowl XLVI, when QB Tom Brady was crushed by Giants DL Justin Tuck. He got up shaky, and doctors surrounded him. Quickly, backup Brian Hoyer began to throw. Brady ended up going back in, but he finished 7 for his last 17, and he wasn’t the same. After the game, I asked Hoyer what those moments were like. “I just gotta be ready,...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin cement legendary legacies

I Nice to see an old warrior who socked away enough of his haul. Jim Plunkett, the former Oakland Raiders quarterback who won two Super Bowls, brought 15 people to this one at $1,200 a head just for tickets.

Brady unable to add to legacy

Tom Brady already has built an impressive Super Bowl legacy, but his bid to match the accomplishments of the game's all-time greats was snuffed out by the New York Giants - again. Brady came up short in his bid to join Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana as the only four-time Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks when the New England Patriots fell to the New York Giants 21-17 in Super...

Instant analysis: Giants hold on to beat Patriots, Ravens ask 'What if?'

Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz : A fun game down to the whistle, this one was eerily reminiscent of the last times these teams met in the Super Bowl. Eli Manning -- who said before the season the he was elite and lived up to it -- was so cool down the stretch and the Giants put enough heat on Tom Brady to seal the win. Can you believe Eli has more titles than Peyton and one fewer than...

Gisele consoles Tom Brady after his Super Bowl loss (Video)

After ending his season with a loss in the Super Bowl, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was there to be consoled by his Brazilian supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen. Last week a private e-mail by Gisele, asking friends and family in advance of the Super Bowl to pray for Brady, was leaked to the media. In the message she wrote, “I kindly ask all of you to join me on this...

40 Giants-Patriots Super Bowl Takeaways

40) If you want to kill the Patriots defense, just tell them that every down is third39) Shaun Weather- ford is very, very excited about punting38) Brady took an intentional grounding for safety, just to ruin everyone's prop bet37) The Patriot defense can force turnovers, but only with 12 men on the field36) NBC didn't want to show Victor Cruz dancing after a touchdown right...

Patriots lead Giants 10-9 after 1st half of SB

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tom Brady overcame a rare early Super Bowl safety with a perfect 10-for-10 drive late in the second quarter, and his 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Woodhead gave the New England Patriots a 10-9 lead over the New York Giants at halftime of the NFL championship game ...

Super Bowl Review

In keeping with the integrity of the campaign to make Super Bowl Monday a national holiday, this will be quick. It was a brilliant game. The Giants made one more play than the Patriots did. Congratulations to everyone involved. The physical mistakes we can live with. Surprised that the Beacon Journal doesn’t have a feature on Super Bowl Champion linebacker Chase Blackburn this...
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