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02/05/2012

Editor's Choice - Pictures of the Day - Super Bowl 2012 - February 5, 2012

 

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Toronto Star picture editor Wanda Goodwin blogs photos from Sunday's Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants.


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New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford warms up on the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

 

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Fans watch introductions before the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

 

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New York Giants' Jerrel Jernigan gets away from New England Patriots' Antwaun Molden on the opening kick off in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

 

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is tackled by New England Patriots free safety Sterling Moore and free safety Patrick Chung (25) in the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Brandon Deaderick during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Defensive end Mark Anderson #95 of the New England Patriots celebrates a play against the New York Giants in the first quarter during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Rob Carr/Getty Images

 

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New England Patriots cornerback Antwaun Molden grabs the jersey of New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (L) in the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

 

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning celebrates after passing for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Michael Conroy

 

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Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants celebrates with his teammates after catching a two yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning #10 in the first quarter against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joe Robbins/Getty Images

 

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Antwaun Molden (R) of the New England Patriots tries to intercept a pass intended for Hakeem Nicks (L) of the New York Giants in the first quarter during Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.    AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

 

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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) breaks a tackle by New England Patriots outside linebacker Tracy White during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/David J. Phillip

 

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New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (top) makes a catch over New England Patriots cornerback Antwaun Molden during the second quarter
 in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

 

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New England Patriots cornerback Antwaun Molden, left, stops New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, right, during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara

 

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New York Giants tight end Travis Beckum is helped off the field after an injury during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/David J. Phillip

 

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Fullback Henry Hynoski (45) of the New York Giants is tackled by middle linebacker Jerod Mayo (51) of the New England Patriots in the first half of Superbowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/MCT

 

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts after passing to Danny Woodhead for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Paul Sancya

 

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Danny Woodhead #39 of the New England Patriots celebrates after catching a three yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady #12 in the second quarter against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

 

Patriots lead the Giants at halftime 10-9.

 

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Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Andy Lyons/Getty Images

 

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Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Rob Carr/Getty Images

 

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Singer Madonna performs alongside LMFAO during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

 

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 Madonna performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Michael Conroy

 

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Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Rob Carr/Getty Images

 

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Madonna performs during the halftime show in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012.   REUTERS/Jim Young

 

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Madonna performs with LMFAO during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

 

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Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

 

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Singer Madonna performs with Nicki Minaj during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Al Bello/Getty Images

 

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Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Andy Lyons/Getty Images

 

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 Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots celebrates after catching a 12 yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady #12 in the third quarter against Deon Grant #34 of the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Al Bello/Getty Images

 

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Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots celebrates a 12 yard touchdown in the third quarter against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Win McNamee/Getty Images

 

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Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants argues with field judge Gary Cavaletto #60 on the field after a call against the New England Patriots in the third quarter during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jamie Squire/Getty Images

 

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after throwing a third quarter touch down in their NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New York Giants in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

 

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New York Giants linebacker Spencer Paysinger, left, wraps up New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Paul Sancya

 

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New England Patriots cornerback Antwaun Molden (27) pulls down New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (88) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara

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New York Giants linebacker Chase Blackburn, left, intercepts a pass intended for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara

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New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker (83) reacts to a missed catch from quarterback Tom Brady as New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster (23) runs by during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

 

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Fullback Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants celebrates his six-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Rob Carr/Getty Images

 

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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (R) comes in to score the winning touchdown as New England Patriots outside linebacker Brandon Spikes (L) and offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer look on during the fourth quarter in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

 

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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants celebrates with Justin Tuck #91 after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17. Andy Lyons/Getty Images

 

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 Osi Umenyiora #72, Steve Weatherford #5 David Carr #8 and Derrick Martin #22 and the New York Giants celebrate in front of Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots after defeating the New England Patriots by a score of 21-17 during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Jeff Gross/Getty Images

 

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Fullback Henry Hynoski (45) of the New York Giants celebrates the team's victory against the New England Patriots during Superbowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Giants defeated the Patriots, 21-17. Terry Gilliam/MCT

 

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Giants fans celebrate New York's victory against the New England Patriots during Superbowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Giants defeated the Patriots, 21-17. Terry Gilliam/MCT

 

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012.     REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

 

 

 

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