But leave it to a virtual uknown on a New York team to ruin their party.
This New York Giants player spoiled the Patriots? hopes for a perfect 19-0 season during Super Bowl XLII. On third-and-five from the Giants? 44-yard line with 59 seconds left in the game, quarterback Eli Manning escaped the Patriots? pass rush and connected with the villain for a 32-yard circus catch.
The Giants went up 17-14 on a touchdown pass to Plaxico Burress four plays later, while the Patriots left Arizona on the wrong side of history.
Which player made this 32-yard catch? Here's a hint: Bostonians now mention this player's name in the same sentence as Bucky Dent and Aaron Boone.