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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back with a last-minute touchdown to beat New England 21-17 Sunday night for New York's fourth Super Bowl title.
It was a rematch of the 2008 NFL championship, when Manning led New York past New England to ruin the Patriots' bid for a perfect season.
This was the first Super Bowl with two starting quarterbacks who previously won the big game's MVP award -- and they took turns being brilliant. Manning became the first QB to open a Super Bowl with nine consecutive completions. Later, Brady put together a run of 16 completions in a row, breaking another Super Bowl mark.
But in the end, it was Manning -- who was selected as the MVP -- who directed the nine-play, 88-yard drive that put New York ahead.
Ahmad Bradshaw capped the winning drive with a 6-yard run up the middle. He wanted to stop at the 1-yard line but fell backward into the end zone.
Less than a minute later it ...
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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
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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,...
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.
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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.
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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...