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Super Bowl 2012 Score: Giants Take Early Lead, Patriots Recover To Go Up 17-12

The New England Patriots got off to a bad start against the New York Giants when Tom Brady gave up a safety in the end zone and the Giants then scored a touchdown on the next drive.

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But since then, Brady has gotten on a roll. He's completed a bunch of passes in a row and scored 17 unanswered to give New England an early 17-9 lead in the third quarter. The Giants drove back down the field to put three points back on the board.

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