February 6, 2012

Monday morning quarterbacks will have little to debate about the New York Giants’ victory over the New England Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl. (And for those who don’t care, here are all of the Super Bowl XLVI commercials, in order of appearance.) The front pages in New York and New England are less exciting than the game, but a few capture its spirit. Some pages have been cropped, and all pages appear courtesy of the Newseum. || Related: How Super Bowl looked on Twitter || Previously: How Indy Star plans to enhance Super Bowl coverage with visuals

This photo of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeared on multiple front pages.

Metro Boston reminded readers that this game ended like another Patriots-Giants Super Bowl matchup.
This New Bedford, Mass., paper is owned by a subsidiary of Dow Jones.
The Cape Cod Times, also owned by News Corp., serves about 49,000 readers on weekdays.
The Boston Globe invokes the 2008 Super Bowl loss.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds the Lombardi trophy high after Sunday’s win.
This photo was a popular one on front pages.
The New York edition of Metro was the opposite of the Boston edition (see above).
Like other papers, this upstate New York broadsheet used a play on “deja vu.”
The Daily News couldn’t help making itself part of the story.
Host paper Indianapolis Star had this wrapper page around its post-Super Bowl edition.
The inside front focused on the cleanup to come for the city, now that the game is over.
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