Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw looked back, saw no one chasing him, and paused at the goal line.
Could it really be this easy to score the winning touchdown in a Super Bowl game?
The latest showdown between the Giants and the Patriots came down not to a last-minute touchdown pass by Eli Manning but a touchdown run that was set up by a desperate defensive gamble by New England, leading 17-15 in the final moments.
Knowing the Giants were in position to run out the clock and kick a winning field goal, the Patriots went soft and seemed to let Bradshaw score on a 6-yard run with no resistance for a 21-17 lead with 57 seconds left.
Seemingly surprised that no one was trying to grab him, Bradshaw paused at the goal line and flipped into the end zone with a flourish.
''Oh, man, it was the best feeling in my life,'' Bradshaw said.
Bradshaw plopped into the end zone painted with the Giants' logo and then he and his teammates watched to see if Tom Brady could pull off a long-shot cha...