Another Super Bowl champion won’t be returning to New York.
“We didn’t talk about it,” linebacker Michael Boley said. “Concussions are a big deal. Obviously we don’t want to hurt anybody.”
Super, but not in typical fashion. The Giants heavily relied on the arm of Eli Manning and two game-changing special teams plays to outlast the 49ers.
They do keep working, this team. And that ethic has brought them yet another opportunity for pro football’s ultimate reward.
Lawrence Tynes kicked an overtime-winning field goal to send the Giants to Super Bowl 46. Giants are going to Indianapolis!
There is fight left in these Giants after all! Eli Manning? Well, that’s six comeback victories this season and 20 for his career.
Instead of sitting here and giving my step-by-step guide on How To Build A New York Football Giants Late Season Collapse Shelter And Survival Kit, I can sit here and talk about what was an important (and necessary) win for the G-Men.
As if facing the Patriots isn’t hard enough, the Giants may be without their top receiver and one true deep threat.
The longer you stay around a business, the more you realize that anything can happen. And it did Wednesday.
The Giants responded quickly to the NFL’s labor agreement on Monday by changing the home page on its website with a welcome back. “Giants Football Is Back. Do You Like It? Thanks For Being The Best Fans In The World!”
The Giants delivered exactly what the doctor ordered in thumping the Washington Redskins, 31-7, to keep pace with the rest of the postseason contenders in the NFC.