Late in Super Bowl XLVI, with the Patriots leading by three points and driving, quarterback Tom Brady threw a third-down pass to receiver Wes Welker. The ball wasn’t delivered between the numbers, forcing Welker to jump and lunge and contort in an effort to come down with the ball. He failed to do so, opening…
The newest member of the New York Giants, cornerback Eli Apple, was born in New Jersey, but apparently he's never been much of a fan of the team that now employs him. On Feb. 5, 2012, the day of Super Bowl XLVI, Apple posted this onShow More Summary
BY EthanForman Salem News Former New England Patriots cheerleader and budding entrepreneur Michelle Nigro of Swampscott felt firsthand the disappointment on the field when the Patriots lost Super Bowl XLVI to the New York Giants in February 2012. She and other cheerleaders watched as the confetti was being rolled out in Lucas Oil Stadium in [...]
The New York Giants and New England Patriots have had some all-time classic battles over the years (See: Super Bowl XLII and XLVI) and will look to produce another one this Sunday at MetLife Stadium. It'll be a war of two first-place...Show More Summary
Mike Florio recaps Super Bowl XLVI along with all the NFL news from the day with Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe, Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network, Peter King of TheMMQB.com and Warren Moon. Sebastian Vollmer, right tackle for the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots also joins the show along with newly announced…
GLENDALE, Ariz. – The last time Rob Gronkowski played in a Super Bowl, he was a shell of himself. Gronkowski was bothered by a bad ankle sprain in Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants, and the Patriots will always wonder if a healthy Gronkowski would have made a difference. Show More Summary
Ann Mara was best known for that moment after Super Bowl XLVI, when she chastised Terry Bradshaw for picking against her beloved Giants.
PHOENIX -- The image of Tom Brady in the crushing aftermath of Super Bowl XLVI remains an indelible moment in recent New England Patriots history. Brady sat in front of his locker, towel draped over his head, looking downward between his football cleats for what seemed like an eternity. Show More Summary
The Dallas Cowboys, the first NFC East team to win a playoff game since the New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI, are no fluke. Their 12-4 regular-season record included an 8-0 road record, and while they shouldn't be favored in next week's divisional playoff game in Green Bay, they're not likely to be an easy out. Show More Summary
Post by Maressa Brown Football season has barely begun, but that hasn't stopped people from speculating who will be providing the entertainment at the biggest halftime show of the year come this winter's Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on February 5, 2012. Show More Summary
You may remember Victor Thompson, the man with a Patriots helmet tattooed on his head, from back in 2012. I interviewed him a few days before the Patriots played the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, since he lived roughly 20 minutes from me in New Hampshire. Show More Summary
When former Patriots receiver Wes Welker committed a much-publicized (and lamented) drop in Super Bowl XLVI, few blamed his quarterback for throwing a grossly inaccurate pass. Now that current Broncos receiver Wes Welker has sustained his third concussion in his last 10 games played, some are blaming his quarterback for throwing a ball to a…
It’s been about two-and-half years since the New York Giants hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy following their 21-17 win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium. This weekend, the Giants return to the scene of that glorious triumph, albeit under much different circumstances. Show More Summary
It’s a YouTube staple and an NFL Network highlight, a key piece of Super Bowl lore. But to Mario Manningham, it’s nothing more than a memory. It is Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012, and Manningham’s Giants trail the Patriots, 17-15, with less than four minutes to play, pinned on their own 12. Show More Summary
Tight end Jake Ballard, who started 13 regular-season games and three postseason games for the 2011 Giants, has retired from the NFL. Ballard tore an ACL during New York’s Super Bowl XLVI win over the Patriots. “Yesterday I made the difficult decision to retire from the game of football,” Ballard said in a statement. “I…
An old truism states that it's not about how you fall, it's about how you get back up. And that, in a nutshell, is how you might describe the 2014 Atlanta Falcons.Two seasons ago, the Falcons were a quarter away from Super Bowl XLVII...Show More Summary
It’s hard to view Mario Manningham as anyone other than the player who made the superb, balletic catch down the left sideline as part of the Giants’ game-winning drive in Super Bowl XLVI.
Pro football knows how to play hardball. The NFL has opted to apply the screws to M.I.A., who made a guest appearance during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis — and who fired off an unscripted middle finger to someone/anyone/everyone/no one. In 2012, the league filed an arbitration claim against M.I.A., seeking…
Two years ago, Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. stirred up what was really only a minor controversy (at least on the Janet Jackson boob scale) by very quickly flashing a middle finger during her appearance as part of Madonna's halftime show at the Super Bowl in Indianapolis. The NFL was pissed, as it had every right […]
The NFL is seeking $16.6 million from performer M.I.A. for flashing her middle finger during the Super Bowl XLVI haltime show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.