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 England Patriots beat the New York Jets 29-26 in overtime after blowing a 10-point fourth- quarter lead, while the New York Giants overcame the Washington Redskins 27-23 with the longest winning touchdown in the final two minutes of a game in franchise history.
Eli Manning passed for 510 yards as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants scored 25 fourth-quarter points to rally past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41-34 and avoid an 0-2 start to the National Football League season.
The New York Giants capped their season of comebacks with one final highlight, scoring a last- minute touchdown to beat the New England Patriots 21-17 for their fourth Super Bowl title and second in five seasons.