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Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Posted on: February 4, 2012 7:14 pm
Edited on: February 5, 2012 11:28 am
 
You might see the same thing in the Pats locker room. (Giants.com)
By Will Brinson

INDIANAPOLIS -- There are hundreds of preparations that go along with the Super Bowl. Hats and t-shirts are made, speeches are written and interstitial ads on websites are created. In the case of Giants.com, that ad was accidentally placed live on the site a touch early. Like, today.

If you visited Giants.com during the day on Saturday, you might have seen this ad, which gave you the option to represent your team strat via social media, shop for championship gear or just continue on to the site.

"It is common practice for both teams to create web pages in advance of the conference championship games and Super Bowl," the NFL said in a statement. "In this case, the hidden URL for the page was inadvertently available for a brief period of time while it was being positioned on the NFL server for possible post tomorrow night."

Fortunately, this is the Internet age and someone snapped up a picture of the mistake. That's precisely what this is -- every team in the Super Bowl would create the same ad (you best believe the Patriots have one ready) but someone at the Giants website turned it live too early.

And now it's going to be a motivational tool for Bill Belichick and a perceived slight at the Patriots.

It's not, but that's how it's going to look.

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Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2012 12:37 am
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

And somewhere in Boston The Herald has a print press ready to run and strike that says Patriots, SuperBowl 46 Champs. Whats the f'n big deal u stupid morons.


The big deal is that the Boston Herald didn't post the Patriots as Super Bowl Champions the day before the game is played. The Giants official website has done something that could very well cause their team to get beat. Throw in several Giants players and many fans and media bragging, calling for a blowout, and/or crowning the Giants champions ahead of time and the stage may be set for the Patriots to win it.



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2012 12:20 am
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Some may say this is overconfidence or too cocky but I say its just fact, The Giants will win the Super Bowl. I'm going to order my championship hat and t-shirt right now.

This comment, along with a couple of others here(Belichick walking off the field in a hissy fit), plus all the bragging from several Giants players and many fans about a blowout or not being denied, will hopefully turn the tide in New England's favor. The Giants and many of their fans have done a lot of bragging all week. It just might come back to bite them.

Bill Belichick told his team the night before SB 39 about the mayor and city council releasing details of the Eagles championship parade route the following Tuesday. Theplayers, to a man, said that information added fuel to their motivation to win.

Jason Pierre-Paul, Mario Manningham, Antrel Rolle, Eli Manning, Chris Canty and Justin Tuck have all made some kind of comments that range from bordering on bragging to flat out arrogance. Add the comments on CBS and ESPN of many of their fans predicting a blowout and now Giants.com getting in on it and there is a reasonable chance the prideful Giants will be eating crow late Sunday night.

I've seen 2 or 3 Patriot fans bragging, but that's it. Most of the media have the Giants winning too. Meanwhile, the only thing I've seen that might be construed as some sort of jab from Patriots players is when Vince Wilfork respectfully said he hated the Mannings because they are very tough to beat.

I think the Patriots relish their role as underdogs(despite what Vegas says). So do I. Let's see what happens. 



Since: Jan 24, 2010
Posted on: February 5, 2012 12:19 am
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Here it goes. Belichick posted it on the Giants website, Belichick was running the clock vs Baltimore, Belichick made the Giants bus break down in Indy, blah blah blah. Sounds like a bunch of Jets fans. Well they are from the same city. Lol. Sorry NY but Success breeds jealousy. In Bill We Trust. Go Pats.



Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2012 12:16 am
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Would like to see Brady win a fourth as I feel he is the best I have seen. Give him Jerry Rice for his whole career like Montana had at San Fran and he probably has six or seven rings.
Six or seven rings?!  Give me a freakin break.  You seem to forget that your boy Brady had Randy Moss at the peak of his career, when they hooked up for an NFL record25 TDs in their 18-0 season.  And I do believe you recall how THAT season turned out.  Brady couldn't win the SB with Randy Moss to cap off an undefeated season, but if he had Jerry Rice he could have won six or seven rings?  I'll take the under on that one.



Since: Feb 5, 2012
Posted on: February 5, 2012 12:10 am
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

I have to disagree on Brady being the best ever.. First of all, you have the spygate scandal, and while we dont know exactly how much it helped, the stats say alot....his postseason record was 12-2 before being caught, and just 3-3 since. As for saying he had no "rice"...well, Welker is no slouch. In addition, the league is so parity conscious now..there are no dominant teams...There are at lease 3 teams from the Montana era that would DOMINATE now, the Bears, the Cowboys and the Giants of the late 80s are all better than ANY team Brady has faced. Plus, the rules are so tilted towards the QB and offense now, that its not as hard to put up awesome numbers. I am not sure that Brady is so awesome when the defense is actually ALLOWED to hit. There always seems to be something strange about Patriot wins. from the "tuck" game to "spygate" to the Ravens scoreboard fiasco and the terrible call on Evans TD. Brady is not in Montana's class and never will be. Compare their Super Bowl stats. Brady get rattled when he faces a strong pass rush..Montana was  Joe Cool"..the Greatest QB in history



Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: February 4, 2012 11:59 pm
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

And somewhere in Boston The Herald has a print press ready to run and strike that says Patriots, SuperBowl 46 Champs. Whats the f'n big deal u stupid morons.



Since: Jan 29, 2007
Posted on: February 4, 2012 11:10 pm
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Hey RACYMAN.........


Blah! Blah! Blah!......Pats have 2 weeks to prepare, Bellichick is a master.......take Bellichick in the coaching matchup anyday huh?!?!?

Short memory buddy!

Super Bowl XLII........two weeks to prepare......18 - 0...the better team....Bellichick the master vs. Coughlin........Pats as the favorites...gonna be a blowout....geeez, why did they even play that game?!?!  How'd the "master of deception with two weeks to prepare the better team" make out that day!?!?!  Oh yeah, the Giants won 17 - 14.  Wow, that Tom Coughlin guy really is the master isn't he?!?!

Not surprising you're a Red Sux fan.......as is typical of that fan base, you totally ignore the facts of what actually happens in the real world!








Since: Dec 1, 2006
Posted on: February 4, 2012 11:03 pm
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Hatman...

You apparently don't remember Eli's very first event as an NFL QB was to throw a hissy fit because he didn't want to play for San Diego... 



Since: Apr 14, 2011
Posted on: February 4, 2012 10:42 pm
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

How does this differ than from when the Patriots' 19-0 perfect season book was up for sale on amazon.com for preorder before the game?  The Giants should hunt down the 19-0 shirts from SB XLII down in Guatemala and use that for motivation for this game.  "The Patriots think they have already whipped us and had the shirts made up already.  They probably have the championship caps and shirts already made up for this Super Bowl.  Guys, the Pats are disrespecting us."

Oh brother!  Where have we heard these slights before?  What's next?  Is Belichick going to complain that the Patriots were only listed as 3.5 point favorites instead of 7.5 point favorites?  How about when the Patriot fans were yelling at the Dolphins to move out of Perfectville? 

 



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: February 4, 2012 10:19 pm
 

Giants.com posts ad declaring Super Bowl champs

Tough Super Bowl for me as I have enoyed both quarterbacks careers. Would like to see Brady win a fourth as I feel he is the best I have seen. Give him Jerry Rice for his whole career like Montana had at San Fran and he probably has six or seven rings. I would also like to see Eli win one more than his brother. Even though he did not have the physical tools of Peyton he had a win first mentality, unlike Peyton who spent most of his career only caring about throwing for more touchdowns and more yards than anyone. If you could have put Eli's brain (mentality) in Peyton's body he probably has more rings than any quarterback.


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