SAN FRANCISCO – Kyle Williams’ fumble on a punt return set the New York Giants up for the winning field goal in overtime of Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, giving New York a 20-17 victory of San Francisco and setting up a rematch with the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.
Both Eli Manning and Alex Smith threw for two touchdowns in regulation, before Lawrence Tynes’ game-winning 31-yard field goal sent the Giants to Indianapolis.
The Patriots and Giants met famously in Super Bowl XLII, with New York winning in dramatic fashion to end New England’s hopes for a perfect 19-0 season.
Kevin Harlan and Dan Fouts called the game on the Westwood One/Westwood One Radio Network.
(Alex Smith hits Vernon Davis for a 7-0 San Francisco lead)
(Eli Manning connects with Bear Pascoe to tie the game at 7 apiece)
(Smith and Davis hook up again to put the Niners back ahead 14-10)
(Manning hits Mario Manningham and the Giants take a 17-14 lead)
(Kyle Williams’ fumble on a punt return sets the Giants up for the winning score)
(Lawrence Tynes’ 31-yd FG sends the Giants to Super Bowl XLVI)
(Tom Coughlin’s postgame interview with our sideline reporter Mark Malone)
(Ahmad Bradshaw’s postgame interview with our sideline reporter Mark Malone)
(Jason Pierre-Paul’s postgame interview with our sideline reporter Mark Malone)
(Victor Cruz’s postgame interview with our sideline reporter Mark Malone)
(Postgame recap from Kevin Harlan and Dan Fouts)
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