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On February 3, 2013, in the great city of New Orleans, two teams will be facing off in Super Bowl XLVII. And what has become a national tradition will be celebrated around the country. The Super Bowl has become an American icon. No other sports event compares.
While there have been many exciting games and, certainly, quite a few duds, there are several Super Bowls which had historical significance. These are games that usurped normal expectations and delivered a spectacle that will never be forgotten. Without further ado, here are the five most significant Super Bowls.
5. Super Bowl XLII – New York Giants 17 – New England Patriots 14
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The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Kris Adams and cornerback Antonio Dennard to reserve/future contracts.
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Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers has decided to drop out of this year’s Pro Bowl due to numerous nagging injuries.
The New York Giants have announced that Eli Manning will replace Rodgers on the NFC roster.
QB Eli Manning will be replacing Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in this years Pro Bowl
— New York Giants (@Giants) January 15, 2013
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Peyton Manning was back in the saddle, looking good in the preseason and donning some sharp new orange threads. Eli Manning was fresh off his second Super Bowl victory in five years, a successful "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig, and throwing the ball better than ever in training camp up in Albany.
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