On Super Sunday, the New England Patriots and the New York Giants will face off in a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, as the two squads showdown at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI. It’s always interesting when New York and Boston square off on the big stage (even though neither of these teams actually play in said cities), and Brady vs. Manning Redux should be no exception. With the big game on the horizon, we’ve compiled a “Best Of” collection of plays from the new millennium, highlighting the most exciting, shocking and, for some fans, heartbreaking moments from the past 12 Super Bowls. From the clutchest kicker in NFL history, to “the catch” that defined this Giants-Pats rivalry, here are highlights guaranteed to get you psyched for Sunday—as if you weren’t already.
In anticipation of Sunday’s potential classic, here are eight bona fide highlights.