Eagles 23, Giants 11





The Giants failed, and the haters swarm: Sports Illustrated says the Super Bowl Giants “have been dead for a long time, a name etched on the trophy and little more.” “Eli Messiah’s run as a legitimate NFL quarterback has mercifully come to an end,” says Hater Nation. “Messiah can now rightfully take his place with Brad Johnson, Trent Dilfer and Jeff Hostetler as average quarterbacks who have managed to win a Super Bowl.” Locally, “MANNING, OFFENSE CAN’T FIND END ZONE,” and “Coughlin’s calls against Eagles turn Giants from champions to also-rans.” Pitchers and catcher report to Port St. Lucie in 31 days.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 12, 2009


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