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Daily Blitz - Mar. 23: Championship Debate


In the latest installment of "Greatest Games," NFL Network asks you to vote on which playoff classic you want to see.

Among the finalists is the 2007 NFC Championship with the Giants against the Packers. That got me thinking, "If I had to choose one championship game to watch for the rest of my life, which would it be?"

So the Blitz asks you that same question today.

First, here's a quick recap of the four NFC Championship games which led to Super Bowl victories (I don't mean to insult your Big Blue I.Q.).

1986: vs. Washington RedskinsRemembered for the gusting winds, the game saw the 1986 Giants host the Washington Redskins. The Giants chose to take the wind at their backs with the coin toss. Big Blue scored 10 points in the first quarter and went on to shut out the Redskins, 17-0, making it a [season to remember.

]( at San Francisco 49ersAgainst the two-time defending Super Bowl champions, the Giants lost the regular season matchup to San Francisco, 7-3. The NFC Championship was another defensive struggle as Matt Bahr kicked a game-winning 42-yarder – his fifth field goal of the day – as time expired in the 15-13 victory.

2007: at Green Bay PackersWith the wind chill comfortably in the negative digits, the Giants couldn't find the end zone in the first half and trailed the Packers, 10-6, at halftime. The Giants put up 14 in the third quarter, but the two teams were stalemated at the end of regulation. In overtime Lawrence Tynes hit a 47-yarder on the Frozen Tundra for a 23-20 win.

Heck, they could win two weeks from now," Packers quarterback Brett Favre said at the time. "I wouldn't put it past them."

2011: at San Francisco 49ersClutch touchdowns, special teams coming through, Tynes hitting another game-winner to send the Giants to the Super Bowl. This one is still fresh in your mind. But here's a quote from Tom Coughlin to fill in the blanks.

"That was a tremendous football game for those that really enjoy football in its very basic element," the coach said after the 20-17 overtime win. "It was just a classic football game."

CLICK SIX>> The Clifton Police Department put its athletic prowess on display at MetLife Stadium, competing to make a difference in The New York Giants Snow Bowl, a flag football tournament that is a joint venture of the Super Bowl champs and Special Olympics New Jersey. [[Clifton Journal]

](>> New York Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson was one of two honorees at the Mercier Club's 42nd Annual Sportsman Awards Dinner, where he received the Peter A. Carlesimo Sportsman of the Year Award. [[The Montclair Times]

](>> Cornerback Brandon Bing Returns to Highland, Delivers Positive Message to Students. [Montgomery News]

NFL Network Fans' choice: Which playoff classic do you want to see? On Saturday, March 31, NFL Network will air the leading "NFL's Greatest Games" vote-getter at 8 p.m. ET. Get your votes in now for your favorite classic NFL game. The polls close on Thursday, March 29.

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