If you still have fingernails after watching Super Bowl XLVII, I applaud your self-control. But my applause rings louder for the players who displayed nerves of steel and determined the outcome of the 2012 NFL season.
The pages of history are littered with those who have choked when a chance at immortality has been presented to them. Those same pages contain the names of those who have changed the direction of football.
So click through to find out who etched their names into the history books with their performances on the biggest stage.