Nobody likes a jinx, and Giants fans may be looking for the team's web administrator, carrying torches and pitchforks.
The NFC champions' website prematurely declared them Super Bowl champions on Saturday, stirring up possible doom for Big Blue and the requisite firestorm via social media and news outlets. The image included the Vince Lombardi trophy, as well Giants Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and Mathias Kiwanuka, and was apparently first caught by Comcast SportsNet New England's Michael Giardi.
The screen didn't stay up long, and the link was quickly replaced with Page Error image.
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This tends to be a regrettable (read: hilarious) trend before big championship games. It seems like someone always lets the pre-designed page or image or newspaper section leak far too soon, and immediately, backlash erupts.
It's happened enough that most people shrug it off, but it's also a flub on a pretty noticeable level. It's not bad enough to make our (shameless plug alert) 'Greatest Super Bowl Flubs,' but it's still pretty bad.
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