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NFL: N.Y. Giants 23, Green Bay 20 (OT)

Jan. 20, 2008 at 11:17 PM   |   Comments

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GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A 47-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes in overtime Sunday gave the New York Giants a 23-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game.

Tynes redeemed himself with the game winner, after missing a 36-yard attempt as time expired in the fourth quarter of a game played in frigid temperatures at historic Lambeau Field. He also kicked two other field goals in the win.

Eli Manning completed 21 of 40 passes for 255 yards for New York (13-6), who will play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII Feb. 3 in Glendale, Ariz.

Plaxico Burress had 11 receptions for 154 yards and Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw each rushed for a touchdown for the Giants.

Brett Favre went 19 of 35 passing for 236 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Packers (14-4), who were trying to win their first conference title in 11 years.

Donald Driver had five receptions for 141 yards and a score.

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