Giant Upset, Patriots Beaten On Closing Second Touchdown

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

News 12 @ 11 Sunday, Feb 3, 2008
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The New York Giants are champions of the
National Football League. In one of the best Super Bowl's ever
played, the Giants scored twice in the fourth quarter to beat the
previously unbeaten New England Patriots 17-14. As he presented the
Lombardi Trophy to the Giants, commissioner Roger Goodell called the game, "amazing".
New York quarterback Eli Manning, who was named the games MVP,
led the way with two touchdown passes in the final period. His
first scoring pass put the Giants in front 10-7 early in the fourth
quarter. Tom Brady of the Patriots led his team to the lead with
2:42 left in the game before Manning took center stage again. His
game winning pass from 13 yards out went to Plaxico Burress with 35
seconds left.


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