Giants playoff history

A look back at the Giants' 15 trips to the playoffs during the Super Bowl era.

Giants trump Pats again

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Giants trump Pats again

After a 6-2 start to the season, the Giants went 0-4 over a brutal stretch against the 49ers, Eagles, Saints and Packers. They bounced back to win two of the next three, then beat the Cowboys in an elimination game to win the division.

Wild Card: The Giants grounded the Falcons, 24-2, in their first home playoff win since the 2000 NFC Championship Game.

Divisional: Hakeem Nicks continued his big postseason, catching a pair of touchdown passes. The Giants' defense forced four turnovers, and held Aaron Rodgers to 264 yards and a season-low 78.5 QB rating.

NFC Championship: Lawrence Tynes kicked a game-winning 31-yard field goal to beat the San Francisco 49ers in overtime. It was the second time in four years that Tynes kicked an overtime field goal off a turnover to send the Giants to the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XLVI: Eli Manning picked up come-from-behind win No. 25, leading the Giants to their fourth Super Bowl. Trailing 17-15 with with 3:46, the Giants marched 88 yards, capitalized by an Ahmad Bradshaw 6-yard touchdown run with 57 seconds left. Manning was named the game's MVP.

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