Giants Parade 2012: Tom Coughlin Speech Discusses Resilience Of Super Bowl Champions

New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin addressed the large crowd at the Giants Super Bowl Parade on Tuesday afternoon, preaching about his team's resilience and confidence even when things looked bleak.

"All things are possible for those who believe," Coughlin said. "We always believed, we always knew we could get here."

The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach spoke once the team paraded through the city to their destination at City Hall, mentioning a five-minute conversation he held with President Barack Obama after winning the championship. Also speaking at City Hall were Mayor Michael Bloomberg and co-owner Steve Tisch. Bloomberg presented the team with keys to the city.

"Two months ago the experts doubted the Giants would even make the playoffs, but we're here today because the Giants believed in each other, and you believed in them," Mayor Bloomberg said during his speech.

"I haven't asked the mayor yet, but we should do this every Tuesday," Tisch joked.

"There's a group of guys in Dallas that call themselves America's team, but looking out at all of you and the millions of people in the streets [Tuesday], we're 'America's Dream.'"

The Giants still have a rally at MetLife Stadium which will start at approximately 3 p.m.

For more on the Giants and their improbable run to become Super Bowl champions, visit Giants blog Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For news, recaps, videos, GIFs, and information regarding Super Bowl XLVI, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated Super Bowl hub.

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