INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Brady. Eli Manning. Dexter Jackson.
For every Drew Brees and Ray Lewis, there is a David Tyree or Larry Brown. Not just the superstars win Super Bowls. There are nearly as many unsung heroes.
And there are plenty of candidates for Sunday’s title game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. Someone who might make a miracle catch against his helmet, or pick off a couple of passes against an MVP-type quarterback.
And it’s those players who go from hardly known heroic.