Super Bowl XLVI: Records and Facts

RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Matthew Emmons/USP)

The Elias Sports Bureau presents all of the history-making facts and figures from the Giants' victory over the Patriots.

SUPER BOWL RECORDS SET IN SUPER BOWL XLVI

Oldest Winning Head Coach: 65, Tom Coughlin

Most Consecutive Completions: 16, Tom Brady

Most Consecutive Completions To Start Game: 9, Eli Manning

Most Passing Yards, Career: 1,277, Tom Brady

Most Passes, Career: 197, Tom Brady

Most Completions, Career: 127, Tom Brady

Most Punts Inside 10, Game: 3, Steve Weatherford

Most First Downs Passing, Game, Both Teams: 33 (N.Y.Giants 18, New England 15)

SUPER BOWL RECORDS TIED IN SUPER BOWL XLVI

Most Games Started: 5, Tom Brady; Matt Light

Longest Touchdown Drive, Team: 96 yards, New England

Fewest  Turnovers, Game, Team: 0, N.Y.Giants

Most Safeties, Game, Team: 1, N.Y.Giants

Fewest Touchdowns Rushing, Game, Team: 0, New England

Fewest Passes Had Intercepted, Game, Team: 0, N.Y.Giants

Fewest First Downs By Penalty, Game, Team: 0, New England

Fewest Punt Returns, Game, Team: 0, New England

Fewest Fumbles, Game, Team: 0, New England

Fewest Fumbles Lost, Game, Both Teams: 0 (N.Y.Giants 0, New England 0)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON SUPER  BOWL XLVI

— Eli Manning is the fifth player to win the Super Bowl MVP Award at least twice.  Joe Montana won it three times; Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw and Tom Brady won it twice.

Ahmad Bradshaw is the fourth player to score the game-winning touchdown in the last minute of a Super Bowl, joining John Taylor (Super Bowl XXIII), Plaxico Burress (Super Bowl XLII) and Santonio Holmes (Super Bowl XLIII).

— The Giants won the Super Bowl for the fourth time, tying Green Bay for the fourth-highest total of Super Bowl wins.  Pittsburgh has won six; San Francisco and Dallas have won five.  The Giants have now won the NFL Championship eight times; only Green Bay (13) and Chicago (9) have won as many.

— In each of the Giants' four Super Bowl victories, they had trailed at halftime (10-9 to Denver in Super Bowl XXI, 12-10 to Buffalo in Super Bowl XXV, 7-3 to New England in Super Bowl XLII, and 10-9 to New England in Super Bowl XLVI).


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