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Bill Belichick tempted fate on catch

Updated: February 10, 2012, 3:29 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Bill Belichick dared the New York Giants to throw to Mario Manningham and paid the price.

Before the Giants' game-winning drive in Super Bowl XLVI, the New England Patriots coach told his team not to get beat by receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks.

"This is still a Cruz-and-Nicks game," Belichick was heard saying in audio recorded for NFL Films. "I know we're right on them. It's tight, but those are still the guys. Make them go to Manningham, make them go to (Bear) Pascoe. ...

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