2012 NFC Championship Game, Giants Vs. 49ers: New York Names Mark Bavaro, Michael Strahan And Rich Seubert As Honorary Captains

The New York Giants will honor their championship teams of the past by having Mark Bavaro, Michael Strahan and Rich Seubert serve as honorary captains for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers. The three players combined own four Super Bowl rings among them.

Bavaro won the Super Bowl twice, playing on the 1986 and 1990 season championship squads. He recorded over 1,000 yards receiving during the regular season prior to the Giants first Super Bowl win, making the first Pro Bowl of his career. He would be released after the Giants' second championship because of a degenerative knee condition.

The video below is the most memorable moment in Bavaro's Giants career.

(via moontheloon1127)

Seubert is another former Giants tight end, released from the team in July of 2011 while also struggling with a knee injury. He played 10 seasons for New York, earning his ring against the then-undefeated New England Patriots following the 2007-08 regular season.

Strahan doesn't need much introduction. His 22.5 sacks in 2001 set an NFL season record that still stands today. Strahan capped his Hall of Fame career with the Super Bowl win over the Patriots. He retired in July of 2008 with 141.5 career sacks.

Our regularly updated SB Nation New York StoryStream will have everything you need to know leading up to Sunday's game. Head over to Big Blue View to join in the discussion with other Giants fans. Be sure to check out Niners Nation as well. For complete coverage of the NFL playoffs visit the SB Nation NFL Hub Page.

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