Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/5/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 22: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks to throw a pass against the Atlanta Falcons on November 22, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The New York Giants completed an unbelievable season by defeating the New England Patriots 21-17 to capture their 4thSuper Bowl Title. Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning (30-40/296 yards and 1 TD) 4thquarter drive with the Giants trailing 17-15 with 3:46 remaining in the game, was the icing on the cake on an unforgettable season in which Eli had 6 comeback victories  and 15 TDS in the 4thquarter. The Giants took a 9-0 lead at the end of the 1stquarter on a safety by Justin Tuck and a TD pass from Manning to Cruz. The Patriots quickly responded with 10 consecutive points (last drive before the half went for 14 plays and 96 yards) to end the 1sthalf and a 10-9 lead. As the 2ndHalf began, the Patriots started strong as Brady (27-41 276 yards 2 TDS) connects with Woodard for a 4 yard TD to give New England a 17-9 lead. Eli and the Giants never surrendered as the Giants narrowed the score to 17-15 on a pair of Field Goals by Lawrence Tynes as the 4thquarter began. Both defenses were controlling ...
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