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The Giants simply own the Patriots

The comparisons between the Giants' Super Bowl championship four years ago and the one won Sunday in Indianapolis are eerily similar.

I grew tired of it after the Giants beat the Packers. And it grew and grew and grew.

And it became reality late Sunday when Tom Brady's Hail Mary fell to the turf.

The Giants not only beat the Patriots again, they rallied for a late score to win it, just like in Super Bowl XLII.

Strange stuff.

It's also amazing how the Giants have owned the Patriots.

There once was an old saying about how you couldn't beat Bill Belichick twice in a season.

The Giants just did it.

Personally, I think Belichick is overrated. I think Spygate tainted is other Super Bowl wins and his failure to win since those revelations confirms it to the doubters.

Belichick needed this win.

He didn't get it.

The Giants -- and Tom Coughlin -- own the Patriots.


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