Eli Manning has the perfect quote about beating the Patriots
The New England Patriots have defeated every single team in the NFL since they lost in Super Bowl XLII in 2008 — except for the New York Giants.
When quarterback Eli Manning was told about this wild stat on Wednesday by beat reporter Art Stapleton, he had the perfect response:
I asked Eli Manning if he was aware #Giants only team Patriots have not beaten in NFL since SB42: "Caught 'em on the right nights, I guess."Article continues below ...
— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) November 11, 2015
The Giants play the Patriots every four years and they have matched up with them twice since Super Bowl XLII. The first was a Week 9 2011 regular season game in New England where Manning engineered a late fourth-quarter touchdown drive and the Giants won 24-20. Later that same season, the Giants defeated the Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI, again, on a late fourth-quarter touchdown drive led by Manning.