Giants Top 49ers 20-17 In OT to Reach Super Bowl

Giants Top 49ers 20-17 In OT to Reach Super Bowl: The New York Giants have their own Super Bowl formula: in overtime and on the road.

And with Lawrence Tynes’ foot.

Eli Manning directed one short, final drive and Tynes kicked a game-winning 31-yard field goal in overtime, sending the Giants to the Super Bowl with a 20-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game on Sunday.

In another tight one in this decades-old postseason rivalry, both defenses made key stops before New York capitalized on another costly mistake by San Francisco.

Manning and the Giants (12-7) will face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis as 3.5-point underdogs. The last time the teams met for the NFL title, 2008, the Giants ended the Patriots’ bid for a perfect season.

Tynes had a hand, er, foot in getting the Giants to that one, too, kicking the game-winning field goal in overtime at Green Bay.

Devin Thomas put the Giants in position by recovering his second fumble of the game after Jacquian Williams stripped the ball from fill-in return man Kyle Williams, who also fumbled earlier to set up a New York touchdown. Continue Reading…

Alex Smith 49ers Silence Their Doubters

Alex Smith 49ers Silence Their Doubters: Drew Brees piled up points, yards and accolades in a record-setting season for the New Orleans Saints. Much of the time, Alex Smith did just enough to get the San Francisco 49ers back in the playoffs for the first time in nine years while a dominant defence and kicking game did the rest.

Everybody is curious to see which of the contrasting styles works best in a classic playoff matchup.

Does that old notion that defence wins championships still hold up these days?

“We’re going to find out,” 49ers punter Andy Lee said.

Brees and the Saints (14-3) come to sold-out Candlestick Park on Saturday afternoon riding a nine-game winning streak after gaining 600 yards in each of their last two games, including a playoff-record 626 yards in last Saturday night’s 45-28 win over the Lions. Brees threw for 466 yards and completed 33 of 43 passes. Continue Reading…

Drew Brees Throws For 466 Yards as Saints Rout Lions

Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints at ...

Drew Brees Throws For 466 Yards as Saints Rout Lions: Received Brees and the Group keep serving, moving up WINS on details and spinning history guides also.

Brees led an easy criminal activity 466 gardens and three touchdowns by putting andNew Orleansfor this second 50 % of a 45-28 in the NFC outrageous greeting cards success over the Detroit Elephants on Wednesday evening.

New Orleans49 decades ago history defeating 626, with complete gardens level for postseason,

Brees 43 complete 33 in a control playoff activity for the most gardens while putting. he at least 40 gardens with three complete emphasize your evening.

“We just targeted on successful. He Payton said that instructor we gardens and information, are concentrating on” saints when I say that I’m serious.

As always, an NFL history for QB gardens this period (7474) created a criminal activity was considerably assisted by melee. Group (14-3)San Francisco(13-3) will perform the second game next Wednesday.

Matthew Stafford 380 gardens and three TDS for the Elephants (9-7), which is just their first playoff overall look siny that not nearly enough as the Group protection in it all one fourth with two interceptions by Jabari Greer. Read More…