Ben Watson says he might trade one of his twins for Super Bowl XLII win

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has had the New York Giants on the brain in recent months. He addressed the hate he receives from some Big Blue fans, arguing that they should love him, while also continuing to lament a Super Bowl XLII loss.

In fact, Brady went as far as to say he’d trade two of his other Super Bowl titles for a win in Super Bowl XLII.

“Would you be willing to trade two Super Bowl rings to win that one Super Bowl?” Shannon Sharpe asked Brady.

“I would,” Brady said without hesitation.

As it turns out, Brady isn’t alone in that line of thinking. And while he doesn’t have seven Super Bowl rings to bargain with, former New England Patriots tight end Ben Watson would be willing to pony up one of his twins for that Super Bowl XLII victory.

“I texted Tom and said, ‘I don’t know which one but I might trade one of my twins.’ Whichever one is the bad one of the day, I might trade one of them. If he was acting bad that day, throwing stuff everywhere and spitting on me, I might trade one of them for that ring, too,” Watson told USA TODAY jokingly.

Like Brady, Watson admits that Super Bowl loss to the Giants “still hurts” all these years later.

“That is something that would have been so special,” Watson added. “[It’s] something that would have cemented us as the greatest. Kudos to the Giants for what they did. But to [win] 18 games in a row and then lose the last one, it still hurts.”

Over a decade later, what the Giants managed to accomplish on that fateful night continues to impress. And for the Patriots, it continues to haunt.