It would be their second White House visit since winning Super Bowl XLII in 2008.
|President Obama receives an autographed football and jersey from the New York Giants. Photo/CD Brown.|
"Wouldn't it be good if Congress did the same thing?", asked Coughlin to the applause of the president and the jeering attendees.
Their second Super Bowl win solidifying their quarterback, Eli Manning, as a top rated NFL quarterback, contrary to what sports writers and sports talk radio hosts say.
|Head coach Tom Coughlin with President Obama as Giant's QB Eli Manning looks on. Photo/ CD Brown.|
The team was also honored by the president for their work in the community: From fighting childhood obesity with the NFL's Play 60 initiative that gets kids exercising, to wrapping up leftover food for homeless shelters, to working with the Make-a-Wish Foundation to bring kids to practices and games.
"Big Blue supports the folks who support them", said the president.