The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.The Giants compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division.Q | What are your memories of the week leading up to the game? It really was a huge feeling of accomplishment and a need to go and make something positive happen.Q | What about in the hours immediately leading up to the game? You think about it but the minute you get to that stadium it’s business as usual. Osi: | It’s the exact same thing, there’s really no difference. Q | Both of the Super Bowls you won involved infamous late plays – David Tyree’s 32-yard “Helmet Catch” with less than a minute to go in 2008 and Mario Manningham’s perfect sideline catch to move into Patriots territory in 2012. Osi: | I don’t remember too much about the “Helmet Catch” – I only saw the aftermath of it. Mario Manningham’s catch, it was an incredible throw by Eli [Manning] and a great play – the rest is history!(Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue)Antonio Pierce and wife Jocelyn Pierce attends a screening of "Kobe Doin' Work" during the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 25, 2009 in New York City.
(Mike Coppola/Getty Images)Eli Manning and wife Abby Mc Grew arrive at the 2008 ESPY Awards held at NOKIA Theatre L. (Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)Kijafa Vick and NFL Player Michael Vick attend the Saks Fifth Avenue And Off The Field Players' Wives Association Charitable Fashion Show on January 31, 2014 in New York City.
In a glittering career he earned two trips to the Pro Bowl and was a key member of the Giants teams that upset the Patriots to win Championships in 20.
The NFL’s ambassador to the UK previews Sunday’s big game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. the thought that you’re in the biggest game of your life.
You don’t think of anything besides “this is the next game, we have to win”. Osi: | Initially there’s a bit, but as the day goes on it just becomes a regular game. As soon as you run out you see the cameras and you’re like ‘oh man, this is crazy’ but apart from that it’s a regular game. Q | You never lost a Super Bowl but what advice would you give to losing players? You make it all the way there and lose – you might as well have not made it there at all.
Q | What do you remember of the moment you won the first Championship? I don’t have any good advice, it’s just a tough pill to swallow.