Tom Coughlin

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.

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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.

Are Tony Romo and Tom Coughlin Playing for their Jobs on Sunday?

The fallout from the Cowboys and Giants game will be big
<p> The fallout from the Cowboys and Giants game will be big</p>

The stakes are high enough as it is. In fact, they couldn't be higher during a regular-season game. Rarely are there games where a division title and a playoff berth is on the line and the loser will be eliminated entirely.

That's what's on the line on Sunday night in what might just be the Game of the Year in the NFL between the Giants (8-7) and the Cowboys (8-7) at the Meadowlands. The winner wins the NFC East and locks in the fourth seed in the NFC playoffs. The loser's season is immediately over and there's a chance they could slip all the way to third place.

Hey Rex Ryan, Zip It

Rex Ryan continues to prove he is unable to back up his trash-talking
<p> Rex Ryan continues to prove he is unable to back up his trash-talking</p>

Ryan is one of my best friends.  He has been an avid sports fan his entire life.  Originally from New York, he sticks to his hometown roots when it comes to his favorite teams.  In return, I hate them all (with good reason).

NFL Picks: Every Game, Week 14

A look at every NFL game for Week 14, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A look at every NFL game for Week 14 — including the Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints at Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders at Green Bay Packers and New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys — with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.</p>

A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

Browns (4-8) at Steelers (9-3)
Cleveland’s Colt McCoy and Peyton Hillis limp into Blitz-burgh on short rest for this Thursday night AFC North showdown. These two teams are headed in opposite directions. The Browns are 1–5 over their last six games; the Steelers are 7–1 over their last eight contests.
Steelers by 13