'Wide Right' was just end of the story

Giants' XXV win turns 20: Path to victory began with red-eye flight and perfect plan

Updated: January 28, 2011, 9:21 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

A game of inches and yards was reduced to a matter of minutes and hours. The New York Giants flew all night from San Francisco to arrive in Tampa at 2:30 a.m., three-quarters of a day before the Buffalo Bills made a much shorter trip from their home sweet home.

Super Bowl XXV was still nearly a week away, and the underdog Giants had already put the first points on the board. "You always try to have an edge," Tom Coughlin said, "and we thought getting there first gave us a little bit ...

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