Wild Card Round: Defeated Atlanta Falcons, 24-2
This was a big win for the New York Giants because of how they limped into the postseason. They established their dominant defense and showed that they were a legitimate Super Bowl contender.
Divisional Round: Defeated Green Bay Packers, 37-20
There weren't many people who thought that the Giants were going to be able to take down the Green Bay Packers on the road. However, they went in, brought the pressure and came away with a dominating performance.
Championship Game: Defeated San Francisco 49ers, 20-17
This was an instant classic playoff game between the Giants and 49ers. Eli Manning proved to be the most clutch Manning quarterback in the NFL with the overtime victory.
A late fumble on a punt return was the final nail in the coffin for San Francisco, and now the Giants get the New England Patriots in a rematch of Super Bowl XLII.