Giants playoff history
A look back at the Giants' 15 trips to the playoffs during the Super Bowl era.
- From collapses to Super Bowls Introduction
- Giants return to playoffs 1981-82
- Parcells starts turnaround 1984-85
- 'Da Bears 1985-86
- Super Bowl champs 1986-87
- Giants get flipped 1989-90
- Super Bowl XXV champs 1990-91
- LT, Simms end careers 1993-94
- Giants collapse in fourth 1997-98
- Crushed in Super Bowl XXXV 2000-01
- Trey Junkin and the collapse 2002-03
- Shutout 2005-06
- Last-second loss to Philly 2006-07
- The catch, the comeback, the 18-1 Patriots 2007-08
- Eagles send Giants home again 2008-09
- Giants trump Pats again 2011-12
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Super Bowl champs
For the first time in the modern era, the Giants (14-2) won the Super Bowl. On the way, Big Blue had one of the most dominating playoff runs in NFL history.
Divisional: The Giants opened the playoffs with a 49-3 rout of the 49ers. Joe Morris rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns, building on a career-best 1,516 yards rushing in the regular season.
NFC championship: Phil Simms had just 90 yards passing, Joe Morris didn’t crack the 100-yard mark, but the Redskins still had no chance. Washington was shut out, 17-0, by the Giants.
Super Bowl XXI: Parcells and his all-star coaching staff — Bill Belichick was the team’s defensive coordinator, and Romeo Crennel was a special teams coach — took down the Broncos, 39-20. Simms had one of the best games of his career, finishing 22-for-25 with 268 yards and three touchdowns.
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