We are 18 hours to kickoff and the Giants and Patriots are hopefully asleep in their beds right now. I won’t bore you with analysis or breakdowns of the game, but I will say I expect the offenses will have a good night. I have no idea how it will all end up, but I like the Giants’ chances.
Anyway, to pass the time before kickoff, here is a little quiz on the Giants and the Super Bowl. Answers to be posted before kickoff.
1- Name the cities where the Giants have appeared in the Superbowl.
2- Name the only Superbowl where both QB’s were former Super Bowl MVP’s.
3- Name the QB’s for each of the Giants Super Bowl appearances.
4- How many coaches on Bill Parcells staff in 1990 went on to become head coaches in the NFL? (For bonus points, name them)
5- How many times have the Giants been favored in the Super Bowl?
6- When was the last safety in the Super Bowl? Who was credited with the tackle?
7- Including this year, what is the sum of the jersey numbers of the Giants’ starting QB’s in the Super Bowl?
8- How many teams have advanced to the Super Bowl in a season where they allowed more points than they scored? Name the teams.
9- Who scored the first Giants touchdown in Super Bowl history?
10- What connection did the singer of the National Anthem in Super Bowl XLII have to the Giants?
11- If the Giants win on Sunday they will become the first team to win a Super Bowl on _____
12- What is the Giants’ cumulative point differential in the Super Bowl?
13- How many Hall of Famers played in Super Bowl XXI? Name them.
14- This is the fifth time the Giants have appeared in the Super Bowl, but you could make the case that they have been represented in the game a lot more than that. How is that possible?
15- Who was the first Super Bowl MVP to “go to Disney World?”
16- What playoff seed did each Giant Super Bowl team hold?
17- What was the injury that prevented Phil Simms from playing in Super Bowl XXV?
18- What Giants QB leads the franchise in Super Bowl rushing yards?
19- Who holds the Giants franchise record for Super Bowl receiving yards?
20- The Giants finally appeared in a Super Bowl in 1987. What original NFL franchises (pre 1959)
appeared after them?
21- What was the cost of a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl XXI?
Good luck and GO GIANTS!