Giants playoff history

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

Giants return to playoffs

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1981-82

Giants return to playoffs

The Giants (9-7) won four of their final five games after a 5-6 start to rally into the playoffs for the first time since losing the NFL championship in 1963.

Wild Card: Scott Brunner’s (pictured) three touchdown passes and Rob Carpenter’s 161 yards rushing kept the run going, as the Giants held on to a 27-7 first half lead to beat the Eagles 27-21.

Divisional: Big Blue looked to have a chance to upset the 49ers, pulling within seven in the third quarter on a 59-yard touchdown reception by John Perkins. The Niners proceeded to score 14 unanswered points, though, and won 38-24. 

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