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He was also a reliable weapon in the passing game, hauling in 34 receptions for 267 yards and two touchdowns.
Brandon Jacobs also made contributions on the ground, rushing for 571 yards and 7 touchdowns.
Super Bowl XLVI also marked the third consecutive matchup between teams from divisions with the same cardinal directions, with the Giants/Patriots from the NFC/AFC East, Super Bowl XLV between the Green Bay Packers/Pittsburgh Steelers from the NFC/AFC North, and Super Bowl XLIV between the New Orleans Saints/Indianapolis Colts from the NFC/AFC South.
Two years later, the Seattle Seahawks/Denver Broncos, from the NFC/AFC West, would continue this trend when they met each other for Super Bowl XLVIII.
The Giants took a 21–0 first half lead and while the Cowboys closed the gap to make the score 21–14 early in the 4th quarter, the Giants held on to defeat the Cowboys 31–14, clinching the divisional title and a playoff berth.
New York's offense was led by Super Bowl XLII winning quarterback Eli Manning, in his seventh season as the team's starter.
Since the dispute was resolved well before the start of the regular season, no postponements were implemented, and the game remained as originally scheduled.
The game was played on February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time that the Super Bowl was played in the state of Indiana.He became the third consecutive quarterback to win the award after Aaron Rodgers in Super Bowl XLV and Drew Brees in Super Bowl XLIV.The broadcast of the game on NBC broke the then record for the most-watched program in American television history, previously set during the previous year's Super Bowl.Super Bowl XLVI was watched by an estimated average audience of 111.3 million US viewers and an estimated total audience of 166.8 million, according to Nielsen, meaning that over half of the American population watched at least some of the initial broadcast.Per convention as an even-numbered Super Bowl, the Patriots as the AFC representatives had the home team designation.