Found January 24, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck made it clear during Tuesday’s press conference that the Giants have been enjoying the underdog role.
“A lot of people haven’t given us a shot,” said Tuck. “We kind of like it that way. So all you oddsmakers, keep rooting against us.”
So far so good for Tuck and the Giants, since right now the point spread for Super Bowl XLVI has the Patriots as a three point favorite. But if you ask people around the country who they think will win, most are going with the Giants right now.
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You can say that, since we haven’t lost since then. That week was an emotional week for everyone. We started to click that week.
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The Giants like playing the underdog.
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