The Giants and Patriots have only played 11 meaningful games in the history of the two franchises. But several of their meetings have been quite significant.
Super Bowl XLVI was the second postseason meeting between the teams, which also meet almost every year in the preseason.
The Giants’ win in Super Bowl XLVI gave them a 6-5 advantage in the series.
Look back at how the teams’ meetings since 1987 have played out:
Feb. 5, 2012: Giants again break hearts of the Patriots
Nov. 6, 2011: Patriots foiled again by Eli Manning, Giants
Feb. 3, 2008 (Super Bowl XLII): Patriots’ bid for perfect season ends in Giants’ upset
Dec. 29, 2007: Patriots escape Giants, finish 16-0 season
Oct. 12, 2003: Patriots beat Giants after scooping 5 turnovers
Sept. 26, 1999: It’s not pretty, but Patriots beat Giants and move to 3-0
Dec. 21, 1996: Patriots erase 22-point deficit to beat Giants
Dec. 30, 1990: Giants provide the final insult as Patriots end 1-15
Nov. 8, 1987: Patriots’ last gasp choked off in loss to Giants
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