Tom Brady

NFL Quarterbacks Rewrote Record Books in 2011

Numerous passing and rushing records set during historic season
<p> NFL Quarterbacks Rewrite Record Books in 2011</p>

NFL training camps are set to open in three weeks, but before we set our sights on the upcoming season, let’s take a look back at 2011. Although the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots to capture Super Bowl XLVI, the 2011 NFL season may as well go down in the history books simply as the Year of the Quarterback.

Super Bowl XLVI Hall of Famers

Will another Super Bowl win punch Eli Manning's ticket to the Hall of Fame in Canton?
<p> Will another Super Bowl win punch Eli Manning's ticket to the Hall of Fame in Canton? A rundown of this year's 15 Hall of Fame finalists as well as the potential future Hall of Famers competing in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.</p>

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee will meet in Indianapolis on Feb. 4, the day before Super Bowl XLVI, to debate and vote on the 2012 Hall of Fame class — which will be the 50th class honored in Canton, Ohio. This year’s field has been narrowed down to 15 modern-era finalists and two senior nominees.

Super Bowl XLVI by the Numbers

A look at some numbers and statistics related to Sunday's game
<p> A look at some numbers and statistics related to Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis</p>

The New England Patriots and the New York Giants will face one another in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday in Indianapolis. As football fans across the country, not to mention the world, get ready for the “Big Game,” here are some numbers to whet your appetite.

1 – Times Indianapolis has hosted the Super Bowl. The game will be played in Lucas Oli Stadium, which is home to the Indianapolis Colts, and it will have a Manning playing in it. Only it’s Eli, and not Peyton.

Game, Set, Rematch

Super Bowl XLVI is a Patriots-Giants rematch of Super Bowl XLII and Week 9 this season.
<p> Super Bowl XLVI is a Patriots-Giants rematch of Super Bowl XLII and Week 9 this season.</p>

The greatest battles in sports often produce the greatest rematches. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. All are classic rivalries with multiple spellbinding chapters.

Super Bowl XLVI Breakdown

A breakdown of the Patriots' and Giants' offense, defense, special teams and coaching.
<p> A breakdown of the New England Patriots' and New York Giants' offense, defense, special teams and coaching.</p>

Super Bowl XLVI
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.
New England Patriots vs. New York Giants
Sunday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. EST on NBC

New England Patriots

Super Bowl XLVI Prop Bets

The spread, over-under, coin toss, Kelly Clarkson's anthem, Madonna's halftime show, MVP and more.
<p> Super Bowl prop bet advice on gambling on the spread, over-under, coin toss, Kelly Clarkson's National Anthem, Madonna's halftime show, the winning coach's Gatorade shower, Super Bowl XLVI MVP and more.</p>

Super Bowl betting — and prop bets, in particular — attract sharks and suckers alike who can’t afford a $3.5-million, 30-second commercial spot on NBC’s telecast or a $2,500 nosebleed seat at Lucas Oil Stadium, but do have a some lunch money to wager on Super Sunday.

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