By Zane Miller
On Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII to win the 88th championship in NFL history. It was the seventh championship for the Giants franchise as Giants quarterback Eli Manning won the Super Bowl MVP Award. The game was held at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won the 2007 MVP Award with 50 passing touchdowns and 4,806 passing yards, while Indianapolis Colts safety Bob Sanders won the 2007 Defensive Player of the Year Award with two interceptions, one fumble recovery and three and a half sacks.
Out of Playoffs: Cleveland Browns (10-6), Minnesota Vikings (8-8), Arizona Cardinals (8-8), Philadelphia Eagles (8-8), Houston Texans (8-8), Buffalo Bills (7-9), Denver Broncos (7-9), Cincinnati Bengals (7-9), Carolina Panthers (7-9), New Orleans Saints (7-9), Detroit Lions (7-9), Chicago Bears (7-9), San Francisco 49ers (5-11), Baltimore Ravens (5-11), New York Jets (4-12), Atlanta Falcons (4-12), Oakland Raiders (4-12), Kansas City Chiefs (4-12), St. Louis Rams (3-13), Miami Dolphins (1-15)
Out in first round: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (L 24-14 to Giants), Pittsburgh Steelers (L 31-29 to Jaguars), Washington Redskins (L 35-14 to Seahawks), Tennessee Titans (L 17-6 to Chargers)
Out in second round: Dallas Cowboys (L 21-17 to Giants), Indianapolis Colts (L 28-24 to Chargers), Seattle Seahawks (L 42-20 to Packers), Jacksonville Jaguars (L 31-20 to Patriots)
Out in third round: Green Bay Packers (L 23-20 (OT) to Giants), San Diego Chargers (L 21-12 to Patriots)
Most passing touchdowns: #12 Tom Brady (Patriots)- 50 TD
Most rushing touchdowns: #21 LaDainian Tomlinson (Chargers)- 15 TD
Most receiving touchdowns: #81 Randy Moss (Patriots)- 23 TD
Most sacks: #69 Jared Allen (Chiefs)- 15.5 sacks
Most forced fumbles: #43 Chris Harris (Panthers)- 8 FF
Most interceptions: #31 Antonio Cromartie (Chargers)- 10 INT
Best field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts): #10 Josh Scobee (Jaguars)- 12 for 13, 92.3%
Link to stats database: https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2007/
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