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2018 Bracket Challenge: Plaxico Burress vs. Bart Oates

WR Plaxico Burress

Years with NYG: 2005-08

Burress, a former Steeler, had two 1,000-yard seasons and caught 33 touchdowns in 57 games as a Giant. He is best remembered for catching the go-ahead touchdown with 35 seconds remaining in the Giants' Super Bowl XLII victory over the previously undefeated Patriots. In the NFC Championship Game leading up, Burress set a franchise postseason record with 11 catches.


C Bart Oates

Years with NYG: 1985-93

Making his way from the USFL, Oates helped the Giants claim their first Super Bowl title in franchise history in 1986 and then again in 1990. Oates played in 151 games as a Giant, including 11 postseason contests. He earned three of his five career Pro Bowl nods with Big Blue.

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