Who played in the Super Bowl 2012?
The Giants defeated the Patriots by the score of 21–17. The game was played on February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time that the Super Bowl was played in Indiana.
Who won the Super Bowl in 2012?
New York Giants
Super Bowl XLVI/Champion
How many times did Giants beat Patriots?
The following is a list of all regular season and postseason games played between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. The two teams have met each other 13 times (including 2 postseason games), with the New York Giants winning 6 games and the New England Patriots winning 7 games.
What year did Patriots go 16 0?
The 2007 New England Patriots were the first NFL team to achieve a perfect 16-0 regular season record, and seemed destined to go down as the greatest team ever until their stunning defeat in Super Bowl XLII.
What was the New York Giants regular season record?
In addition to winning their fourth Super Bowl in team history, the Giants set a new record for the lowest regular season record (9–7, win percentage of 56.3%) by a Super Bowl champion. The Patriots entered the game with a 13–3 regular season record, and were also seeking their fourth Super Bowl win.
Who was the quarterback for the New York Giants in 2011?
New York’s offense was led by Super Bowl XLII winning quarterback Eli Manning, in his seventh season as the team’s starter. Manning set new career highs in nearly every statistical category in 2011, throwing for a franchise record 4,933 yards and 29 touchdowns, with 16 interceptions, giving him a 92.9 passer rating.
Who was on the New York Giants defensive line?
New York’s defensive line was led by defensive ends Justin Tuck, Jason Pierre-Paul and Osi Umenyiora. Pierre-Paul racked up 86 combined tackles and ranked fourth in the NFL with 16.5 sacks, earning him the only Pro Bowl selection on the Giants defense, while Umenyiora, limited to 9 games because of injury, recorded 9 sacks and 2 forced fumbles.
Where was the Super Bowl played in 2012?
The game was played on February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time that the Super Bowl was played in Indiana. In addition to winning their fourth Super Bowl in team history, the Giants set a new record for the lowest regular season record (9–7, win percentage of 56.3%) by a Super Bowl champion.