Dave Tollefson Calls Giants ‘Dynasty Killers,’ Considers Eli Manning First-Ballot Hall of Famer

Was that Hulk Hogan?

Nope. It was Giants defensive end Dave Tollefson.

The fifth-year lineman could have fooled most, though, as he could barely contain his excitement following the Giants' Super Bowl win over the Patriots, unleashing an emotional postgame speech on ESPN's Rachel Nichols.

Tollefson, who was also on the team when the Giants defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, called the G-Men "dynasty killers" for taking down the "unbeatable Patriots" in two Super Bowls.

Tollefson — who said he can now give a Super Bowl ring to each of his two sons — channelled his inner Hogan, though, when he began stressing the importance of the American dream, all while getting increasingly fired up.

"We stuck with each other, we love each other, and it goes to prove the American dream is still alive, man," Tollefson said. "If you work hard, you can get whatever you want. I promise."

Tollefson also said he knew Super Bowl XLVI was going to end the way it did, calling quarterback Eli Manning a "first-ballot Hall of Famer" in the midst of his excitement (which was still growing).

On second thought, maybe he was channelling his inner Howard Dean.

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