The New York Giants have played in five Super Bowls, in 1987, 1991, 2001, 2008 and 2012. In Super Bowl XXI, the Giants' first appearance in a Super Bowl, they defeated the Denver Broncos 39-20.
In Super Bowl XXV, the Giants defeated the Buffalo Bills 20-19 when Scott Norwood missed a potential game-winning field goal. In Super Bowl XXXV, the Giants suffered their first and only Super Bowl loss when the Baltimore Ravens defeated them 34-7. In Super Bowl XLII, the Giants stopped the previously undefeated New England Patriots 17-14. In Super Bowl XLVI, the Giants defeated the Patriots again, this time by the score of 21-17.