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New England prediction: Pats will play like dynasty

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The Patriots have one thing the Giants don't in Super Bowl XLVI: Gisele Bundchen.

After a supermodel tweets at her powerful friends and family with a request to pray for husband Tom Brady, can there be any doubt that the Patriots will have an edge over the Giants on Sunday?

But let's break down the on-field situation. The Giants' defense has been formidable in three playoff games. But the same unit struggled - and often failed - during the regular season. If tight end Rob Gronkowski's sprained ankle is in decent shape, he'll probably tear voluble safety Antrel Rolle apart.

The Giants will need quite a push out of Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora to rattle Brady. But it's amazing what Brady can do with a quick drop and toss to Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez or BenJarvus Green-Ellis.

Brady will dissect the Giants' pass defense and win his fourth Super Bowl since 2001. They don't call New England a dynasty for nothing, you know.

New England 30, Giants 24

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