The New York Giants and New England Patriots are two teams stacked with elite NFL talent. In the Super Bowl, however, there are always those lesser-known players who turn up big when their team needs them the most.
When these two teams met in Super Bowl XLII, special teams standout David Tyree became an icon in New York with the greatest catch ever made.
The Giants and Patriots each boast a handful of players capable of playing the role of that unknown savior. Here is a look at seven little-known players who will play a big part in the Super Bowl for their teams.