Super Bowl Rematches Not Common These days

Super Bowl XLVI first rematch since 1994The Super Bowl XLVI battle between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is a rematch of the great Super Bowl XLII, played in Glendale, Arizona during 2008.

The Giants came out on top in that one 17-14.

This will be the ninth rematch in Super Bowl history. The last Big Game repeat was Super Bowl XLVIII in Atlanta. In this 1994 contest, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Buffalo Bills 30-17.

The year prior, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, Dallas trounced Buffalo 52-17 in Super Bowl XXVII.