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Giants.com Bracket Challenge: Miami vs. Michigan

Posted Mar 16, 2010

2017 Bracket Challenge: Miami Vs. Michigan
 

MIAMI

Notables: LB Jessie Armstead (1993, 8th Rd), Jeremy Shockey (2002, 1st Rd), S Kenny Phillips (2008, 1st Rd)

Armstead, who never missed a game in his career, became another link in the chain of great Giants linebackers and made five Pro Bowls while leading the Giants to an appearance in Super Bowl XXXV. Shockey set a Giants rookie record with 74 catches in 2002 and still ranks No. 1 in franchise history among tight ends with 371 catches while making four Pro Bowls. Phillips was part of a three-headed monster at safety during the Giants’ 2011 Super Bowl run and recorded four interceptions that season.

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MICHIGAN

Notables: WR Amani Toomer (1996, 2nd Rd), WR Mario Manningham (2008, 3rd Rd), OT Jumbo Elliott (1988, 2nd Rd)

Toomer played in 201 games for the Giants, including the playoffs. He scored two touchdowns in the Giants’ victory over the Cowboys in a 2007 NFC Divisional Playoff Game and finished with a team-high six receptions in the Super Bowl XLII triumph over New England. Toomer holds franchise records for catches (668), receiving yards (9,497), touchdown catches (54) and 100-yard receiving games (22). Manningham was a hero of Super Bowl XLVI, making a spectacular 38-yard, sideline catch on the Giants’ go-ahead drive late in the fourth quarter. Elliot played in 116 games from 1988-1995, including postseason, and helped the Giants capture Super Bowl XXV.