Swerving from our usual path of providing a quick detail about the upcoming game’s key matchups, during Super Bowl Week we’ve gone into further depth and broken out each of the pivotal battles in their own articles.
With that being the case, this Three to Focus on is going to serve as a clearinghouse for all of the preview content we’ve supplied you with in the past few days–your one-stop shop for PFF’s Super Bowl content.
If you missed anything along the way, here’s your chance to click through and catch up.
Expanding on our normal Three to Focus on approach, the three matchups were laid out each on their own. In these “Super Bowl Focus” articles, we explored the prospects for the Giants’ offensive tackles against New England’s pass rush, the possibility of a repeat performance from the last Super Bowl for the New York D-Line, and which quarterback comes into the game on a better run.
Looking for more of a unit-by-unit breakdown? Our analysts not only sorted out each facet of offensive attack (inside/outside running, short/medium/deep passing), but compared each team’s strengths and weaknesses in those areas against the other’s defense to find where the advantages lie.
Taking the opportunity to reach back and pull out more specific plays that highlight the season for each team, the Analysis Notebook series also ventured into dissecting key individuals for each team. Check in for a refresher on some of the particular moments and unique player skills that stood out for New England and New York in 2011.
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For some additional fun, we posted this assortment of pieces:
2011 Passing Under Pressure - A Signature Stats article that is particularly pertinent.
SBXLVI, 32 Observations - 32 statistical bits you may not know about the Super Bowl teams.
Re-Visited: Giants @ Patriots, Week 9 - A look back at our initial reaction to the regular season contest.
The Scramble: Super Bowl Fringe – A sampling of off-the-path topics about the game.
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