Tale of the NFL Playoff Tape: Green Bay Packers vs. New York Giants
THG is making the NFL playoffs as simple as can be. By breaking down the most important aspects of this weekend’s second round playoff games, we already know:
- The New Orleans Saints will beat the San Francisco 49ers.
- The New England Patriots will destroy the Denver Broncos.
- The Baltimore Ravens will prevail over the Houston Texans.
Now, let’s finish off the quartet by forecasting the Green Bay Packers vs. the New York Giants…
POINTS SCORED IN FIRST MEETING THIS YEAR ackers: 38Giants: 35Edge: Packers
NOTABLE AREA FOOD EXPORTS ackers: Cheddar, sausagesGiants: Bagels, Manhattan clam chowderEdge: Packers
EMBARRASSING ACTION BY EX-STAR ackers: Brett Favre texted photos of his penis to an employeeGiants: Plaxico Burress shot himself in the thighEdge: Even
OWNED BY ackers: City of Green BayGiants: Rooney Mara’s familyEdge: Packers
CELEBRITY FANS:Packers: Denis Leary, Erin Andrews, David Ortiz (wife is from Wisconsin), Lil Wayne, Jessica SzohrGiants: Jon Bon Jovi, Adam Sandler, Angie Harmon, Busta Rhymes, Mara sistersEdge: Even
THE VERDICT: Sorry, Giants fans. While a common upset choice, New York simply doesn’t have what it takes to hang with Green Bay, failing to win a single category and only pulling out a couple ties due to Bon Jovi and a wide receiver who spent time in jail. The Packers take this one, 3-0-2.
WHO DO YOU THINK WILL WIN?