David Tyree

Professional football wide receiver David Tyree

David Mikel Tyree is a retired American football wide receiver and special teams player. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Syracuse University. Tyree has also played for the Baltimore Ravens. He earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2005 as a special teams player. He is best known for his so-called "helmet catch" in 2008 on the Giants' final drive of Super Bowl XLII in the waning moments of the game.
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Dear Basketball Gods: Please Do Not Let HBO Jinx The UConn Women
Huffington Post - 12 months
I was terrified when I saw that HBO was planning a series of documentary-style specials on the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. Don’t get me wrong. UConn: The March To Madness, which began last Wednesday and continues this Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, is well-done and well-deserved. Under coach Geno Auriemma, this team has won 107 games in a row. No one does that. It’s just crazy. And as a fan, I love it, which is why the HBO Sports production is making me crazy, too. Why? The jinx thing, that’s why. All fans know about the Sports Illustrated jinx, where if you make the cover of SI, you’re about to tear an ACL or your team is going to get upset by a high school pickup squad. Is the jinx apocryphal? Maybe. I haven’t kept a running list. I do know that last year Showtime did a documentary on Notre Dame football and this year Notre Dame went 4-8. I’m just saying I don’t want anything that could produce bad feng shui for the UConn women because thi...
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New England Patriots Pull Off The Most Stunning Comeback In Super Bowl History
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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From Namath to Norwood, dramatic moments enter Super Bowl lore
Yahoo News - about 2 years
From Joe Namath raising his finger toward the sky to David Tyree’s “Helmet Catch”, the Super Bowl is a history book of indelible moments that lead to next Sunday's 50th edition. When the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos face off in Santa Clara, California, the suspense will be palpable. Created as a deciding crown between the National Football League and American Football League champions, in 1967, Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers captured the first two played, earning a place in lore and the famous coach’s name on thetrophy.
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Game-Changing Plays From Super Bowl XLIX
Huffington Post Sports - about 3 years
To highlight the Live ScoreCaster, we took our in-game technology, Live ScoreCaster, to the next level to review the game-changing plays from the Super Bowl and what the game would have looked like if the plays had turned out differently. Click the header for each game to view the Game Breakdown for each matchup. Patriots vs. Seahawks Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are Super Bowl Champions once again. New England rallied from a ten-point deficit to defeat Seattle 28-24, capturing the Patriots fourth Lombardi Trophy. Brady, Super Bowl XLIX MVP, threw four touchdown passes eclipsing Joe Montana for the most touchdown passes in Super Bowl history. Despite Brady's heroics, the Patriots needed a goal-line stand in the closing seconds to win. The Seahawks could have won if... Trailing 28-24 with just over a minute to play, Russell Wilson found Jermaine Kearse who made an amazing David Tyree-like catch. The 33-yard gain set Seattle up first-and-goal from the New England fi...
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Super Bowl's Greatest Plays Include John Elway's Helicopter Leap, David Tyree's Catch
The Huffington Post - about 4 years
The helicopter play. The helmet catch. The onside kick. When a game-changing play is made in the Super Bowl, it often gets a title with the word "The" in it. Few of these remarkable plays come from the defensive side of the ball and even fewer of them actually end the game. But with six seconds left in Super Bowl XXXIV and the Tennessee Titans 10 yards away from the end zone, St. Louis linebacker Mike Jones made one of the most clutch plays in Super Bowl history. Titans quarterback Steve McNair connected with receiver Kevin Dyson on a short slant route inside the 5-yard line. Dyson tried to lunge forward for a game-tying score, but Jones was there to wrap the wideout up. He stopped him a yard short of the end zone. Game over. The play would go down as "The Tackle." "Greatest play in Super Bowl history," then-Rams coach Dick Vermeil later told ESPN. "I still can't get over it, even after all this time. In certain moments, relaxing moments, I see the play over and over in ...
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WATCH: Most Memorable Plays In Super Bowl History
Huffington Post - about 5 years
Playing with the desperation of a man who knew he was nearer to the end of his career than the beginning, John Elway authored one of the most memorable moments in Super Bowl history with an all-out effort for a first down in Super Bowl XXXII. With his team even with Brett Favre's Packers, 17-17, deep into the third quarter and facing a 3rd-and-6 situation at the Packers' 12-yard line, the Broncos' 37-year-old quarterback dove -- only to be hit and spun around like a top while in the air -- for a few precious yards rather than taking the path of less resistance out of bounds. With a fresh set of downs to work with, the Broncos would take the lead two plays later. "We never felt so much energy after John ran like he did, refusing to go out bounds, absorbing that hit like he did," Broncos defensive lineman Mike Lodish later told ESPN. "When I saw that, I just shook my head and said, 'That's some kind of leader.' We were energized beyond control. After John's run, we knew we w...
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Lisa Swan: Five Fantasy Football Quarterback Flops Over the Past Five Seasons
Huffington Post Sports - over 5 years
With the 2012 fantasy football draft fast approaching, you may be spending a lot of time trying to decide who to draft at quarterback. After all, making a mistake at the position could cost you the chance at competing for a fantasy football championship. The problem, of course, is that even if you pick the top QB for that season, you could end up with a fantasy football flop in that spot. Even the best of players could end up giving you zero value in that category. Here are five recent examples of top fantasy football QB picks in the last five seasons who turned out to be busts: 1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots, 2008: Who could have been more of a sure thing in 2008 than Tom Brady as a fantasy football quarterback pick? After all, Brady was coming off an MVP season in which he threw 50 touchdowns and 4806 yards, a season that some have called the best ever. He led the Patriots to an undefeated regular season that year, and came within a David Tyree catch of beating ...
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UPDATE: Three people killed in I-80 collision in Davis
The Sacramento Bee - over 5 years
Three people died this morning in a collision on eastbound Interstate 80 in Davis. California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer Bryan Konvalin said the crash occurred about 10:25 a.m. on eastbound I-80 just east of the Richards Boulevard offramp. A Mitsubishi Montero SUV was traveling eastbound in the No. 2, or center lane, when a Budget rental box truck traveling in the lane to the right of the Montero attempted to merge to the left. Konvalin said the box truck collided with the Montero, then veered to the right and ran off the roadway where it struck a tree. All three people in the truck were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Montero, who was alone in his vehicle, was not injured. Robert LaBrash, Yolo County chief deputy coroner, said the deceased were three men in their 20s or 30s, but he did not know where they were from. Their names are being withheld pending notification of family. Because the crash occurred off the roadway, Konvalin s...
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Milk, cookies bring OSU to the yard
Ocolly- Oklahoma State Universit - almost 6 years
A grown man dressed up in a milk costume entertained students and faculty for more than four hours Wednesday afternoon. Some call him a ladies’ man, while others refer to him as a crazy guy dressed up like a glass of milk. However, after he put on a show outside of the Student Union on Wednesday, most students know him as Single Milk. “There’s no way I’m going to just walk by a singing glass of milk in the middle of campus,” said David Tyree, music performance senior. “He definitely got my attention better than any normal person handing out a flyer could.” Otis Spunkmeyer’s nationwide Milk Matchup Tour brought Single Milk to the OSU campus to help raise awareness for the Otis Spunkmeyer brand. Single Milk and members of the tour visited Stillwater after taking the campaign to Iowa and Minnesota. Single Milk attracted students to the Otis Spunkmeyer cart by serenading them with a ukulele and gliding around the Student Union plaza on a scooter. Once students ca...
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Faceoff: David Tyree vs. Mario Manningham
NBC New York - about 6 years
Which Super Bowl catch is the best in Giants history?
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Super Bowl Prediction: Brady Will Be Sacked, Matt Will Get Crunk
The Faster Times - about 6 years
Like everyone outside of Massachusetts and New York City, I think this Super Bowl is the most boring, overplayed matchup that could have come out of the playoff field. No upstart 49ers, regaining their former glory, or Ray Lewis hunting for his second ring like a jacked up Captain Ahab. Even the old Champs in Green Bay, out to shove it all in Brett Favre’s face one more time, bowed out. Instead, we get a half-baked sequel Super Bowl XLII; two pretty good teams that rode luck and circumstance to the big show. Will Eli get another ring? Or will Brady get another ring? Whose press conferences will be more insufferable; Coughlin’s or Belichick’s? Will Antrel Rolle say something dumb? Most importantly, can I get drunk enough during the game to convince myself that this is the proper conclusion to one of the most exciting seasons of football ever? To answer that last one; Fuck Yes. As part of TFT’s ongoing coverage of the Super Bowl and ketamine use, I’ve drawn up this drinking game. It...
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David Tyree rooted for Ravens to beat Giants
USA Today- Sports - about 6 years
Former Giants WR <a class="fplink fp-397520" href="/david+tyree+1">David Tyree</a> is inching back into the spotlight as we gear up for Super Bowl XLVI.
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Advance NFL prognosticator sees Giants as Super Bowl champs - SILive.com
Google News - over 6 years
The Patriots are the popular AFC choice but I think Bill Belichick and his famous hoodie have been operating under a dark playoff cloud ever since David Tyree&#39;s famous helmet catch that led to the Giants&#39; win in Super Bowl XLII
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With Peyton Sitting, Eli Becomes New Iron Man - Giants Football Blog (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
That came right before facing the pressure and coming through (albeit with the help of a little luck – thank you, David Tyree and Asante Samuel) on a game-winning drive against the undefeated New England Patriots to deliver the Giants&#39; third Super Bowl
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Driver: In his own words - Packers.com
Google News - over 6 years
In Week 3 at St. Louis, a Rams cornerback was grabbing Driver&#39;s right arm on a sideline go route, so Driver used his free left hand to snag a 46-yard pass, even pinning it against his shoulder pads and helmet a la David Tyree of the New York Giants in
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USC-Minnesota Video: Crazy Grab by USC's Robert Woods - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 6 years
It reminds me of David Tyree for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII, except that Woods held on with one hand, not both. The 25 th -ranked Trojans have to be thankful for any extra yardage they gained as they barely hung on to beat the impressive
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Giants Post 4th Quarter Rally To Sink Patriots, 18-17 - Latest Sports News
Google News - over 6 years
Sounds a lot like Super Bowl XLII between the two teams doesn&#39;t it, where David Tyree makes his incredible catch, then Eli Manning hits Plaxico Burress for the winning score, giving the Giants a Super Bowl championship while ruining New England&#39;s plans
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Patriots vs. Giants: Who Will Earn Remaining Roster Spots in Week 4? - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 6 years
That game, which is best remembered for David Tyree&#39;s ridiculous helmet catch and the Giants ruining the Patriots historical perfect season, could have some parallels to tonight&#39;s matchup. I&#39;m talking about backup guys barely on the roster stepping up
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The 10 greatest sports moments ever (start the debate): Bill Livingston - Plain Dealer
Google News - over 6 years
David Tyree&#39;s helmet catch to help the New York Giants beat the unbeatable New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIV. The unknown Tyree had only four catches during the season with no touchdowns, but he caught a short scoring pass earlier in the game
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Tyree
  • 2014
    Age 34
    On July 22, 2014, Tyree was named Director of Player Development for the New York Giants.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    In 2011, Tyree became an advocate against legalization of same-sex marriage in New York with the National Organization for Marriage.
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  • 2010
    Age 30
    Tyree signed a 1-day contract with the New York Giants to announce his retirement from the NFL as a Giant on July 29, 2010.
  • 2009
    Age 29
    Tyree was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on October 13, 2009 after working out with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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    Tyree was released during the final cuts on September 5, 2009.
  • 2008
    Age 28
    In 2008, Tyree was placed on injured reserve for a knee injury suffered during training camp after being on the physically-unable-to-perform list most of the season.
  • 2007
    Age 27
    During the 2007 season, Tyree had 4 receptions for 35 yards with no touchdowns; however, his utilization in Super Bowl XLII was perhaps his most relevant contribution.
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  • 2005
    Age 25
    However, he was known as an exceptional special teamer, and he earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2005 as a special teams player.
    He earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2005 as a special teams player.
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  • 2004
    Age 24
    He and Leilah were married in June 2004.
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  • 2003
    Age 23
    He was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft.
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  • 1980
    Age 0
    Born on January 3, 1980.
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