NB Patch Readers Declare Me a Giants Fan

After polling readers about who to root for in the Super Bowl, the Giants won out by a slim margin over the Patriots.

Updated Feb. 5 at 2 p.m.

It's official. According to a poll of North Branford Patch readers, I will be rooting for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. My dad will certainly be happy! 

Regardless of who you are rooting for, I hope everyone enjoys the day. I know I will with plenty of good company, lots of good food and, thanks to the loyal North Branford Patch readers, a team to cheer for. 

Go Giants! 

Original Story: Feb. 5, 5:45 a.m.

Being basically right in the , allegiances tend to be split here in and , much as they are between the .

I said I was going to get into football before the 2011-12 season. I even went so far as to pick a team and buy a T-shirt...the Cleveland Browns. Why you may ask? Two very good, totally uninformed reasons. I was born in Ohio and I like the color orange. 

Needless to say, I didn't get into football all that much (okay, not at all) and can't even tell you how the Browns finished. Now here we are on Super Bowl Sunday and with a party at my parents' house, I feel like I should have a team to root for.

The allegiances are split in my family, too–not as split as my cousin's house where she is a diehard Giants fan with her Massachusetts-raised hubby devoted to the Pats. My dad is a Giants fan, while my kids' dad has influenced my six-year-old and four-year-old to root for the Patriots. 

Besides the commercials and seeing , what fun is watching the Super Bowl without a team to cheer for? So I am leaving it up to North Branford Patch readers. 

Vote in the poll and I'll pick up a T-shirt for the team with the most votes by 2 p.m. to wear to the Super Bowl party at DeeDee and Dude's (those are my parents–hi guys!). I'll be sure to take a picture to share, too.

Do you have a photo in your team's gear? Click 'Upload photos and video' under the picture to show your team some love.

Jenn McCulloch February 05, 2012 at 06:12 PM
I'm loving his pictures on Facebook!! I added his 'arrival' in Indianapolis photo to the article.
Jenn McCulloch February 05, 2012 at 06:13 PM
And just less than an hour to vote and Giants are narrowly ahead: 14 (58%) to 10 (41%)
Anna-Maria Lee February 05, 2012 at 06:19 PM
Pats! Coz I'm going Giants (under strict orders)!!
Jenn McCulloch February 05, 2012 at 06:22 PM
I thought you were going Brady?!?
Jenn McCulloch February 05, 2012 at 07:01 PM
Wow--that was close! 15 votes for the Giants and 13 for the Patriots...Looks like I'll be donning some NYG gear today! Hope everyone has a fun Super Bowl Sunday!


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