Going into Sunday’s game against Green Bay, the Giants sat atop the NFC East with a 6-4 record. However, they were riding a two game losing streak that included a tough loss to the Steelers and a brow-beating by the Cincinnati Bengals. They seemed to be in the perils of their annual November swoon.
With that came the critics and non-believers, ready to declare the Giants dead in the water—no longer Super Bowl contenders.
The 38-10 shellacking of the Green Bay Packers quieted some of these skeptics, but not all. These are the so-called experts who for the past five seasons have declared the Giants’ two Super Bowl wins “flukes”, and who truly do not believe or understand what this team is capable of. That’s okay with the men in blue because they feed off of proving people wrong, especially the "experts".
Here are five reasons why you should think twice before dismissing them as Super Bowl contenders.