Giants upset Patriots in Super Bowl
|Giants upset Patriots in Super Bowl|
Eli Manning passed for 255 yards with two touchdowns and an interception Sunday night to earn MVP honors, as the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII.The Giants were a 12.5-point underdog in the game. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (54.5).
Plaxico Burress caught two passes for 27 yards and the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, while David Tyree hauled in three passes for 43 yards and a touchdown.
Tom Brady completed 29-of-48 passes for 266 yard with a touchdown for New England, while Wes Welker caught a game-high 11 passes for 103 yards.