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2012 NFL Playoffs Expert Picks: Super Bowl Results

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A heartbreaking loss for New England; another well-fought victory for New York. New York won again behind a season eerily similar to four years ago. Tom Coughlin continues to expand his record for most times being fired without actually being fired, and now has another Super Bowl to his credit. And the AFC finally won a coin toss for the first time in 15 years. The last AFC team before the Pats to win one? The Pats.

With most votes going with city lines, the Giants pulled off the upset in our Pick ‘Em contest. Scoring, turnovers and passing were all low, leading to few points across the board. But that doesn’t mean the scoring wasn’t close. In fact, despite double points, the final score came down to four points. And the winner of the 2012 NFL Playoffs Pick ‘Em is…Edward. Given the Super Bowl, I suppose it’s only fitting that the New Yorker of the contest wins. Solid picks throughout the rounds allowed Edward to come out on top.

So with the contest over, check below for the final results and standings. And remember to come back next September for next season’s Pick ‘Em.

Rank Name Points
#1 Edward 38
#2 Zach 34
#3 Aryeh 32
#4 KC 28
#5 Josh 26
#6 Taylor 22
#7 John 20
Name Aryeh Edward John Josh KC Zach
Patriots vs
Giants
Winner Patriots Giants Patriots Patriots Patriots Giants
TDs 5 5 7 7 6 6
Passing Yards 330 324 318 300 380 348
MVP Rob Gronkowski —– Aaron Hernandez Tom Brady Tom Brady Victor Cruz
Turnovers 3 —– -4- 2 3 2
Tiebreaker Longest
Drive
7:45 —– 6:24 6:03 12:45 8:43
Total
Points
32 38 20 26 28 34

Table Legend:

  • Four-point picks are boldfaced.
  • Two-point picks are italicized.
  • Zero-poin picks are crossed out.

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