New York kicker Lawrence Tynes didn’t quite follow his dream’s script. The kick he made last night in overtime had the same impact, though, sending the Giants to the Super Bowl on a rainy San Francisco evening.
Lawrence Tynes wears earplugs to block crowd noise when he attempts field goals and extra points for the New York Giants. What he heard in a deli two days after kicking his team into the Super Bowl for the second time in four years came through loud and clear.
The New York Giants pulled out a 29- 24 road win against the division-rival Dallas Cowboys after blowing a 23-0 second-quarter lead, while the New York Jets were routed by the Miami Dolphins 30-9 at home after falling behind 20-0 in the first half.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning found himself in an unusual situation during the fourth quarter of a 26-3 win at the San Francisco 49ers in a rematch of last season’s National Football Conference championship game.