Pats' Super Bowl stance: Deferential
Their willingness to let the Giants have their way was evident early, and often.
Good game plan: Let the Giants have their way. From the pregame coin toss to that last desperate heave, the Patriots seemed to play second fiddle in the Super Bowl XLVI orchestra. ESPN.com's Drew Litton sketched the game from New England's perspective.
For a look at the game from the Giants' point of view, check out Kurt Snibbe's cartoon.
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