Super Bowl 46: New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 01: A general exterior view of Lucas Oil decorated with official Super Bowl XLVI signage prior to the game being played between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots on February 1, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No, the Cowboys aren't in the Super Bowl, but you'll still watch anyway as Tom Brady looks for his fourth Super Bowl ring.

It's been a turbulent journey, beginning with the lockout over the summer, but we've finally arrived: the end of the 2011-12 NFL season. Unfortunately for Cowboys fans, Tony Romo and company didn't make the playoffs, and they flirted with a playoff berth all year long. Also unfortunately for Cowboys fans, one of their biggest rivals is in the Super Bowl for the second time in four years, as the New York Giants take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 46 on Sunday night in Indianapolis.

Cowboys fans may be bitter -- and rightfully so -- that the Giants ended their season, and are now in the Super Bowl. Luckily, Cowboys fans can always root against the Giants, as I suggested two weeks ago. It seems odd to think of the Patriots as underdogs, but they almost are, given that the Giants have seemingly become media darlings during their latest run to the Super Bowl.

The game should be a close game, given New York and New England's last three meetings have been determined by three, three and four points each.

While it'll be tough for Dallas fans to watch, there's no reason not to sit back and enjoy the game. You're going to miss football when it's gone, and after Sunday, it'll be gone until August.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.