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Super Bowl Notes: Eli Says Giants Were Never Intimidated By Patriots

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Eli Manning said there is no "secret formula" to beating the Patriots in the Super Bowl. And if there was one, he probably didn't follow it anyway.

"It's not, be down by two or be down by four with two minutes to go," Manning said on Friday of the situations he found himself in during his two Super Bowl appearances against the Pats. "Can you create that scenario and then hit a couple of very contested throws at the end of the game to win? I don't think that's how you want to draw it up. Just the way it worked out those games."

And the only way anyone has ever beaten Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in this game. The Patriots under that duo are...