So the New York Giants were able to beat the 15-1 Green Bay Packers. The first 15-1 team to go one-and-done in the playoffs and the biggest upset this postseason. New York finished the Packers off, 37-20.
And guess who predicted a Giants victory?
Indeed, I picked the Giants to beat the Packers, even in Lambeau, 34-31. So I was right on the winner and sorta close on the score. Packers fans were sure to send me plenty of emails leading into the weekend to tell me precisely why I was wrong but I knew the Giants were built to win a game like that. They're able to create pressure while still dropping six and seven guys and Eli Manning is efficient enough to threaten the Packers on defense. Plus, it doesn't hurt when Hakeem Nicks goes crazy.
The Giants look like they did back in 2007 when they ran the table in the playoffs and pulled off the Giant upset against the New England Patriots. It's interesting then that the Patriots are still in this thing.
Perhaps we could see a rematch?