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Les Carpenter
Staff Writer

Les Carpenter

Yahoo! Sports reporter and former NFL writer for The Washington Post.

Greatest of Its Era


For two straight years now we have seen one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history change the narratives of players and teams in a matter of seconds. Last February it was New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree who inexplicably caught a football against his helmet, then tumbled to the ground on a play that prolonged the drive that beat the New England Patriots, keeping the Patriots from going 19-0, which would have been the finest season in the league's history. Then Sunday there came a flurry of such moments. Each brought its own saga, none of it clear which would be the most memorable.

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By Les Carpenter  |  February 2, 2009; 9:17 AM ET  | Category:  Arizona Cardinals , Pittsburgh Steelers Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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