The former Navy helicopter pilot exemplified the spirit of the Giants in 1986. ?McConkey was cut by the Giants before that season, but was re-acquired by the club to bolster its sagging special teams play. ?He did that, and more.
McConkey was the lovable underdog, the guy you had to root for. ?Today, at the Giants' anniversary event, he was as loquatious, passionate and poignant as ever.