The Pats didn't score on that first drive of the half and we now have one of the lowest-scoring games in SB history. And this should play into the Giants' hands. The pace of this game is exactly what New York was hoping for and the game plan of keeping it close until the fourth quarter has worked out to perfection.
New York continues to put more pressure on Brady than in recent memory, and it looks like the outcome of this game will hinge on one big play or one big turnover. Brady seems to be making plays when his team needs it, yet momentum in this second half seems to switch on every drive, as every drive fizzles.
As the quarter winded down, the Patriots had driven into Giants territory. You couldn't even begin to pick out an MVP for this game right now. There have been no standout performances to speak of.
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This could go either way. Not many highlights to this point, yet the anticipation and stakes couldn't be much higher.