Bill Belichick's playoff history with the Patriots
Super Bowl XLII: Feb. 3, 2008: Giants 17, Patriots 14
The path to perfection hit a dead end with the Patriots' surprising loss to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII. A Plaxico Burress 13 yard touchdown catch from Eli Manning in the fourth quarter sealed the Giants comeback. It was Belichick's first Super Bowl defeat as a head coach.