Super Bowl Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - NEW YORK GIANTS (12-7) vs. NEW ENGLAND (15-3)

Sunday, 6:30 p.m., NBC, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

OPENING LINE - New England by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 11-8; New England 10-8

SERIES RECORD - Tied 5-5

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Patriots 24-20, Nov. 6, 2011

LAST WEEK - Giants beat 49ers 20-17, OT; Patriots beat Ravens 23-20

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (32), PASS (5)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (19), PASS (29)

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (20), PASS (2)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (17), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Patriots playing in seventh Super Bowl. They're 3-3 in title games, winning after 2001, 2003 and 2004 seasons. ... Giants 3-1 in Super Bowls, winning in 1986, 1990 and 2007 seasons. They've won seven NFL championships overall. ... New York ended New England's quest for perfect season with 17-14 win in Super Bowl four years ago. ... Patriots have won 10 straight since losing to Giants 24-20 on Nov. 6, ending New England's mark of 20 straight wins at Gillette Stadium. Eli Manning's 1-yard TD pass to Jake Ballard with 15 seconds left won it for NY - an ending similar to Super Bowl matchup. Manning's 13-yard TD pass to Plaxico Burress with 35 seconds left won that title game. ... Patriots are 12th team to bring winning streak of 10 or more games into Super Bowl. Teams with long winning streaks are 6-5 in title game. New England had its 18-game streak snapped by Giants four years ago. They also brought 14-game winning streak into 2003 game, which they won. ... Manning goes for second Super Bowl title, which would give him one more than older brother Peyton, the Colts QB. ... Manning had best regular season of career, setting NFL record with 15 fourth-quarter TD passes ... Manning has 103.1 passer rating in playoffs, with eight TDs and one interception ... Brady has 16 career postseason wins and overall playoff record of 16-5, the best postseason winning percentage by QB with at least 15 starts. The 16 wins tie Joe Montana for most in league history. ... Brady has 36 postseason TD passes, third in league history behind Montana (45) and Bret Favre (44). ... Coach Bill Belichick is 17-6 in the playoffs. The 17 wins match Joe Gibbs for third in league history, trailing Tom Landry (20) and Don Shula (19). ... It's first Super Bowl with QBs who have each won Super Bowl MVP award. Brady is one of only four players to win Super Bowl MVP more than once, along with Hall of Famers Montana, Terry Bradshaw and Bart Starr. ... Manning and Brady combined to pass for 10,168 yards during season, the mo st ever by QBs in a Super Bowl. ... Brady will start his fifth Super Bowl, matching John Elway's mark. ... Brady and Belichick in fifth Super Bowl together, most by a coach-QB combination.

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