SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 22: (L-R) Hakeem Nicks #88 and Mario Manningham #82 of the New York Giants celebrate after Manningham scored a 17-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Patriots were my preseason pick to win the AFC championship, so their win doesn't come as much of a surprise. But several weeks ago, I didn't expect the Giants to even make the playoffs. Key stat for the Giants; one turnover in three playoff games.