Super Bowl XLVI: Patriots Look for Revenge vs. Underdog Giants

January 29, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's 3rd down, five yards to go. The Super Bowl's on the line. Eli Manning drops back, dodges a defender, steps up in the pocket, and throws the ball deep.
The ball seems to hang in the air for an eternity. New York Giants fans are praying for a miracle, while New England Patriots fans scream for the ball to be knocked down.
Finally, the ball ends its descent, landing on the helmet of David Tyree.
A gain of 32 yards and four plays later, Manning throws a strike to Plaxico Burress for the game-winning touchdown. The Giants players and their fans erupt; they have beaten a previously undefeated team and claim the greatest prize in football: the Lombardi Trophy.
Meanwhile, Tom Brady and his Patriots sullenly look on. All week they have been told that they are unstoppable and perhaps the best team to ever play the game.
But with the bitter taste of defeat now tarnishing that title, the 18-1 Patriots can only count the days until they get the opportunity to aven...

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