01/25/2012 07:37 am ET Updated Mar 26, 2012

New York Giants vs. New England Patriots: 5 Key Matchups for Super Bowl XLVI

New England Patriots fans are dreading the two weeks leading up to Super Bowl XLVI in fear of the constant reminders of the heartbreaking loss handed to them by the New York Giants in the 2007-08 Super Bowl.

Aside from the hundreds of storylines about the 2007 season that almost was for the New England Patriots, there are many other storylines that are worth discussing.

Many intriguing matchups will be on display on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis. These two teams have proven that they are the two best in the National Football League, so there are a multitude of talented players, which creates unbelievable matchups on the field. Let's take a look at some of the best ones to watch.