The New York Giants have always been No. 1 in New Yorkers' hearts when it comes to the NFL. Although the New York Jets are closing the gap, they still have some work to do before they can be the No. 1 team in their own city.
The Giants have a mystique about them. They participated in two of, arguably, the best games in NFL history—the 1958 championship against the Baltimore Colts and the 2008 Super Bowl against the undefeated New England Patriots.
I just want to say from the top that I am a diehard New York Jets fan, and writing this article pains me. Having said that, the reasons I am about to give are true, and Jets fans have to accept that. We are No. 2 in our own city until we win a Super Bowl. Our time is coming, but as of now, the Giants are still No. 1.
So let's look into the 5 reasons why the Giants are still New York's team.