Found February 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
A week of exhaustive coverage and celebrity sightings cant camouflage the fact that an old-fashioned football game is likely to break out and overshadow all the super hype leading up Super Bowl XLVI. The Giants and Patriots share many qualities, and pure football values are one of them. The franchises are the gold standard of the NFL the Giants for their rich history and three Super Bowl championships in the last quarter century, and the Patriots for dominating the last decade. As is often the case, there are more questions than answers going into Sundays game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The answers will come on the field and, in the case of injured Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, in the training room leading up to and during game day. As the betting line indicates the Patriots are favored by 3 points there isnt much that separates the two teams. If the game follows form, Super Bowl XLVI is likely to fall in line with recent championship games as another close...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

The ‘Most Embarrassing Tom Brady Photos’ gallery is a real hoot

The reason the gallery is so amusing is the fact that this guy is super rich, successful, handsome and gets to go share a bed with Gisele Bündchen. Wait. That’s not amusing. That’s not amusing at all. The entire 15-pic gallery can be found at Sports Pickle, so go there. But here are a few [...]

Rob Gronkowski participates in Patriots' last practice before Super Bowl XLVI without limp

Patriots tight end's injured ankle has been monitored heavily this week

Jason Pierre-Paul: Tom Brady Isn’t God

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t too worried about being able to rattle Patriots quarterback Tom Brady this coming Sunday. “Anybody can be rattled,” said Pierre-Paul.  “Tom Brady is a great quarterback, but at the end of the day he’s just a quarterback. It’s not like he’s God.” Pierre-Paul is right,  the past couple of meetings between the Giants...

Gronkowski participates in half of Pats' practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Rob Gronkowski is practicing again with the New England Patriots.

First and 10: Giants story lines

After a shaky start to his career, Giants QB Eli Manning appears to be in his prime and on the verge of earning elite status — if he hasn't already.

Souting report: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

You would be hard-pressed to find a quarterback playing better clutch football than Eli Manning has played during the Giants' surge to the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XLVI Preview

For only the fifth time in Super Bowl history, we will see a rematch of a previous Super Bowl when the New York Giants and New England Patriots collide in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Sunday. But, what to expect in perhaps the most-anticipated of all the previous Super Bowl matchups?” For starters, despite the obvious storyline of how well Tom Brady may or may not fare against...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.