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Pisarcik eager to set record straight; others aren't

Thirty years later, it's still unclear what exactly triggered the Miracle at the Meadowlands. Why? Because many of the principals involved still aren't talking, writes Greg Garber.

Originally Published: December 2, 2008
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

John McVay, wrestling with a fresh batch of chlorine on the deck of his pool, asks for a moment. He won five Super Bowl rings as a leading executive with the San Francisco 49ers, but these days he is primarily a grandfather and, sometimes, the pool boy at his home outside Sacramento.

Thirty years ago, on Nov. 19, 1978, McVay was the head coach of the New York Giants when they suffered one of the worst late-game collapses in the history of sport against the Philadelphia Eagles. ...

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