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
Super Bowl XXV champs
Bill Parcells wrapped up his tenure as Giants coach by leading Big Blue (13-3) to its second Super Bowl in five seasons. The Giants cruised through the regular season, allowing a league-low 211 points.
Divisional: The defense suffocated the Bears in a 31-3 blowout. Chicago managed just 27 yards rushing and 11 first downs, and turned the ball over twice.
NFC Championship: One of three teams to beat the Giants in the regular season, the Niners nearly knocked off the Giants. John Taylor’s 61-yard touchdown reception in the third gave San Francisco a 13-6 lead, but Matt Bahr hit a trio of field goals to lift New York.
Super Bowl XXV: Behind backup quarterback Jeff Hostetler — Phil Simms was out with a broken foot — the Giants beat Buffalo 20-19 in the Super Bowl. Scott Norwood was the game’s goat, missing a potential game-winning field goal wide right.
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