The Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games after overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the NL Championship Series and advancing to the 2012 World Series to face the Detroit Tigers. They swept the Tigers in four games to win their second World Series title in three years.
Who played for the Giants in 2012?
|Pos||Player||Summary of Player Stats|
|FB||Henry Hynoski||5 rushes for 20 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 50 yards and 1 td|
|WR||Victor Cruz*||86 catches for 1,092 yards, 10 td|
|WR||Hakeem Nicks||53 catches for 692 yards, 3 td|
|TE||Martellus Bennett||55 catches for 626 yards, 5 td|
Who did the Giants beat in 2012?
The Giants held on to beat the Patriots again in the Super Bowl, 21-17. Manning went 30-of-40 with 296 yards and a touchdown and was named the Super Bowl MVP, his second Super Bowl MVP Award of his career.
Did the Giants make the playoffs in 2012?
The Giants finished 9–7 for the second straight year, but failed to make the playoffs. The 2012 Giants were also the first defending Super Bowl champion to miss the playoffs since the 2009 Steelers.
Who did the Giants play in the 2011 playoffs?
In the playoffs, the Giants defeated the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, and the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC championship.
Who is the best football player in 2012?
This was cut to a set of three “finalists” – Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta and Cristiano Ronaldo – on . The odds-on favourite Lionel Messi won the award.
Who was the best NFL team in 2012?
2012 NFL Standings & Team Stats
- Super Bowl Champion: Baltimore Ravens.
- AP MVP: Adrian Peterson.
- AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Robert Griffin.
- AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Luke Kuechly.
- AP Offensive Player of the Year: Adrian Peterson.
- AP Defensive Player of the Year: J.J. Watt.
- Passing Leader: Drew Brees, 5177 Yds.
Who won NLDS in 2012?
St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis won the series, 3–2.
Who won NFC Championship 2012?
The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 28 to 24, in the 2012 NFC Championship game on January 20, 2013.
Who did the Giants lose to in the 2016 playoffs?
They reached the postseason, where they defeated the New York Mets in the NL Wild Card Game but lost in four games to the eventual World Series champion Chicago Cubs in the Division Series.
Who played in the 2012 NFC Championship Game?
Here is everything you need to know about the 2012 NFC Championship Game between the New York Giants (11-7) and Sn Francisco 49ers (14-3). HOW: 49ers defeated New Orleans Saints, 36-32; Giants defeated Atlanta Falcons, 24-2, and Green Bay Packers, 37-20.
Who did the NY Giants play in the 2012 playoffs?
The National Football League playoffs for the 2011 season began on January 7, 2012. The postseason tournament concluded with the New York Giants defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, 21–17, on February 5, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Who is the greatest Giants player of all time?
1. Lawrence Taylor
- Linebacker 1981–93 (his entire 13-year NFL career)
- Recorded 132.5 career sacks and nine interceptions.
- Member of seven playoff teams.
- Won Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXV Championships.
- Selected for 10 Pro Bowls.
- Eight-time first-team All-Pro.
- Three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
- Voted NFL MVP 1986.