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Just a reminder to Giants fans after an Eagles SB win...

Knee of Theismann : 2/6/2018 3:00 am
I am not sure there will be any greater thrill in NFL history (and possibly sports history) for any fan than to see their team win 3 postseason games on the road and then defeat the team about to be known as the greatest team in history in the final game of the season so as to keep them from being called the greatest team in history (and win the world championship in the process, which was the first in my consciousness as a giants fan because I was born in Nov 1987, so my formative giants fan years were horrible, making it that much sweeter). I am not sure any fan of any team will feel the level of elation die-hard Giants fans did in that moment, ever. That touchdown pass to Plaxico will always live in my mind as the greatest moment possibly any sports fan has ever felt and I am confident in saying so .... So we do still have that.
Did you ever ask your parents if you were a Super Bowl baby?  
George from PA : 2/6/2018 6:31 am : link
Nov 87......alligns nicely with Giants first Super Bowl victory
I was a freshman in college when the Giants won  
cjac : 2/6/2018 8:28 am : link
in 1986

An Eagle fan at work was ribbing me and my reply was that i've seen the Giants win 4 in my adult life (one in person SB 46)...

Just hoping for a few more before i die
Sorry...  
BamaBlue : 2/6/2018 9:56 am : link
if you were born in 1987 and believe you've lived through horrible times being a Giants fan, you need some perspective on what 'horrible' looks like. Since 1987, the Giants have won a superbowl in every decade. That ain't chopped liver...

Real suffering was being a Giants fans from the late 60's until 1983. Those were the wilderness years when the entire Giants organization was rotten to the core with no end in sight...
RE: Sorry...  
Knee of Theismann : 2/6/2018 10:54 am : link
In comment 13823356 BamaBlue said:
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if you were born in 1987 and believe you've lived through horrible times being a Giants fan, you need some perspective on what 'horrible' looks like. Since 1987, the Giants have won a superbowl in every decade. That ain't chopped liver...

Real suffering was being a Giants fans from the late 60's until 1983. Those were the wilderness years when the entire Giants organization was rotten to the core with no end in sight...


Well the first super bowl was before I was born and the 2nd one I don't remember at all. One of my earliest football memories is the '93 playoff loss to the 49ers where the Giants got blown the hell out. I know the 70s were bad, but I think 1994-2006 was still a pretty awful time to grow up as a Giants fan.
C'mon man...  
FatMan in Charlotte : 2/6/2018 10:58 am : link
this is ridiculous:

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I know the 70s were bad, but I think 1994-2006 was still a pretty awful time to grow up as a Giants fan.


In that "awful time", the team still won the division 3 times, had a SB appearance and finished at .500 or above 8 years.

That's "awful"?

Fuck.
I would hope that he meant 1994-1996,  
barens : 2/6/2018 11:26 am : link
which were bad, but looking back, 3 years is really nothing. I think what made it seem worse was when we had a top 5 pick in 1996, drafted Cedric Jones, who ended up being pretty horrible, while we were hoping for Jonathon Ogden to fall to us, but ultimately, went to the Ravens at #4.

70s  
Thegratefulhead : 2/6/2018 11:40 am : link
I grew up in the 70s and we were split down the middle between the Eagles and Giants where I lived and went to school. When the Eagle fans found out you were a Giant fan while playing pick up football games, they would pretend to be Psarchik and Csonka and just fall over and drop the football and laugh. We were a laughingstock, Fuck the Eagles, Fuck their fans and Fuck that dirty worthless city. It is still 4 Superbowls to 1 and we make better Philly Cheese Steaks in New Jersey. The entire city smells like month old ball sweat that has drained into the ass crack of a homeless person.
This was the worst of it I think...  
x meadowlander : 2/6/2018 11:57 am : link
Offense, year of the fumble. As hopeless as it got.

Run, Run, Incomplete, punt.

QB
Joe Pisarcik - 143 for 301, 2,096 yards, 12 td, 23 int

Read it again. Tell us about 2004.

RB
Doug Kotar - 149 rushes for 625 yards, 1 td, & 22 catches for 225 yards and 1 td.


FB
Larry Csonka - 91 rushes for 311 yards, 6 td, & 7 catches for 73 yards and 0 td - FWIW, Csonka ran for over 1,000 on rejoining Miami the next season. He still had it. The Giants didn't.

WR
Johnny Perkins

WR
Jim Robinson

TE
Al Dixon

LT
Gordon Gravelle

LG
Doug Van Horn

C
Jim Clack

RG
J.T. Turner

RT
Ron Mikolajczyk
RE: I was a freshman in college when the Giants won  
Joey in VA : 2/6/2018 11:59 am : link
In comment 13823230 cjac said:
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in 1986

An Eagle fan at work was ribbing me and my reply was that i've seen the Giants win 4 in my adult life (one in person SB 46)...

Just hoping for a few more before i die
Ribbing you? I've never for the life of me understood how your team winning equates to the need to spout off to fans of other teams. You win, be happy, no need to drag other people down or talk down to them because your uniform did better than theirs. People are the fucking worst.
Agree.  
Beezer : 2/6/2018 12:11 pm : link
Giants winning the Super Bowl ... Mets winning the series in '86 ... felt so great. Last thing on my mind was seeking out anyone I knew who was a fan of the opposition, or any other team, to spout off.

Just such a feeling of peace.

It takes a special breed of prick to "rib" someone after their team won the big one. Fuck off!
I'm 70, Still Vividly Remember, the 1956  
clatterbuck : 2/6/2018 12:20 pm : link
championship, the 1958 "Greatest Game...," the Glory Years, the roof falling in while the floor collapsed after 1963, the football wilderness, the terrible coaches and worse drafts, mortgaging the future for Tarkenton and Craig
effin'Morton, the Fumble, finally the crawl to respectability under George Young, LT, Phil Simms, Parcells. You have no idea what SB XXI was like for my generation of Giants fans Don't mean to be a scold but you can't begin to comprehend how good you've had it.
RE: I'm 70, Still Vividly Remember, the 1956  
old man : 2/6/2018 4:06 pm : link
In comment 13823639 clatterbuck said:
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championship, the 1958 "Greatest Game...," the Glory Years, the roof falling in while the floor collapsed after 1963, the football wilderness, the terrible coaches and worse drafts, mortgaging the future for Tarkenton and Craig
effin'Morton, the Fumble, finally the crawl to respectability under George Young, LT, Phil Simms, Parcells. You have no idea what SB XXI was like for my generation of Giants fans Don't mean to be a scold but you can't begin to comprehend how good you've had it.

+1.
When I was a kid, the Giants were sooo bad...  
DonQuixote : 2/6/2018 6:22 pm : link
...I was fortunate to be a fan of the Montreal Canadiens, as the habs were reeling of Stanley cups...
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