Watch Super Bowl XLII Highlights Online: New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots
Number 5 on Hulu’s countdown list of the best Super Bowls in NFL history is Super Bowl XLII (42) between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. Enjoy the highlights below.
Super Bowl XLII Facts and Trivia
The game was played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona and broadcast on Fox by Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. A 30 second commercial cost $2.7 million.
New England was the story of the NFL during 2007 season. They finished the regular season 16-0 and set NFL records for total points (589) and touchdowns (75). They were led by MVP Tom Brady who throw for 4800+ Yards and an NFL record 50 TDs.
The Giants finished at 10-6 despite losing their first two games. They caught fire in the playoffs defeating Tampa Bay, the heavily favored Cowboys, and then the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship.
Much of the pre-game hype revolved around New England’s quest for a perfect, 19-0 season. The Patriots were a huge favorite and the Boston Globe had actually begun pre-selling copies of a book about 19-0 season.
MVP: Eli Manningby