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Giants vs. Patriots Super Bowl Preview

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The New York Giants will represent the NFC and travel to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI against the New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:25 EST (NBC). It will be a rematch of Super Bowl XLII four years ago, where the Giants took down the then-undefeated Patriots in an instant classic. This season, the two teams faced each other in Week Nine, with the Giants winning a 24-20 thriller in Foxborough.

Here's an early look at the Giants vs. Patriots Super Bowl matchup:

New England Patriots New York Giants

Record:

13-3, 1st in AFC East

9-7, 5-3 away (1st in NFC East)

Postseason:

BYE, DEN (W 45-10), BAL (W)

ATL (W 24-2 WILD), @GB (W37-20 DIV), @SF (W)

PTS/G:

32.1 (3rd)

24.6 (9th)

OPP PTS/G

21.4 (15th)

25.0 (25th)

PASSING:

Tom Brady 401/611, 5235 YDS, 39 TD, 12 INT

Eli Manning 359/589, 4933 YDS, 29 TD, 16 INT

RECEIVING:

Wes Welker 122 REC, 1569 YDS, 9 TD

Rob Gronkowski 90 REC, 1327 YDS, 17 TD

Victor Cruz 82 REC, 1536 YDS, 9TD

Hakeem Nicks 76 REC, 1192 YDS, 7 TD

RUSHING:

BenJarvus Green-Ellis 181 ATT, 667 YDS, 11 TD

Stevan Ridley 87 ATT, 441 YDS, 1 TD

Ahmad Bradshaw 171 ATT, 659 YDS, 9 TD

Brandon Jacobs 152 ATT, 571 YDS, 7 TD

DEFENSE:

LB Jerod Mayo 95 TOT, 2 INT, 1.0 SCK, 1 FF

DE Andre Carter 10.0 SCK, 52 TOT, 2 FF

CB Kyle Arrington 7 INT, 13 PD, 88 TOT

S Antrel Rolle 96 TOT, 2 INT, 1 FF

DE Jason Pierre-Paul 16.5 SCK, 86 TOT, 2 FF

CB Corey Webster 51 TOT, 6 INT

PRO BOWL:

(8) WB Tom Brady, DE Andre Carter, TE Rob Gronkowski, G Logan Mankins, Matthew Slater, special-teamer, G Brian Waters, WR Wes Welker, DT Vince Wilfork

(2) QB Eli Manning and DE Jason Pierre-Paul

COMMON OPPONENTS:

@MIA (W 38-24), MIA (W 27-24)

@BUF (L 34-31), BUF (W 49-21)

NYJ (W 30-21), @NYJ (W 37-16)

DAL (20-16)

@PHI (W 38-20)

@ WAS (W 34-27)

MIA (W 20-17)

BUF (W 27-24)

@NYJ (W 29-14)

@DAL (W 37-34), DAL (W 31-14)

@PHI (W 29-16), PHI (L 17-10)

@WAS (L 28-14), WAS (L 23-10)

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