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Parcells recalls '91 euphoria as Giants prepare for another NFC title game in S.F.

Updated: January 17, 2012, 9:58 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Bill Parcells kept saying the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park was a long time ago, his New York Giants against the two-time defending champion San Francisco 49ers, and the more Parcells said it the more the memories came back to him in an all-out blitz.

Suddenly he was describing a play on the phone Monday, Ottis Anderson heading for the right sideline on that January day in 1991, and Anderson's coach sounded like he was describing something he'd just seen five minutes earlier.

"I ...

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