Super Bowl 2012 Halftime Score: Patriots Battle Back To Take 10-9 Lead Over Giants

The New England Patriots breathed a bit of life into Super Bowl 2012 with its final drive of the first half by scoring a touchdown and taking a 10-9 lead into the second half. Brady directed a 14-play, 96-yard drive that culminated in Danny Woodhead for a four-yard touchdown pass.


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That touchdown accounted for 10 straight points by the Patriots' offense. The Giants scored the first nine points on a Tom Brady safety and a Victor Cruz touchdown catch. The Giants had dominated most of the first half and still hold an advantage in offensive plays run, 35-27.

The Giatns have possessed the ball for nearly minutes in the first half, which is something the Patriots will want to change in the second half. The Patriots will receive the ball to start the second half.

For more on the Patriots and their Super Bowl run, check out SB Nation's Patriots blog,Pats Pulpit as well as SB Nation Boston. For more on the Giants and their Super Bowl appearance, visit Giants blog Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For all news and information regarding Super Bowl XLVI, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated Super Bowl hub.

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