Speaking at a press conference Tuesday during the Giants’ bye week, Reese said the 67-year-old Coughlin is an outstanding coach who has kept the team together despite an 0-6 start. He scoffed at the idea that the coach’s age was an issue.
By its very nature, the media has given even the most modest of users an overinflated sense of self-importance. It has turned the egotistical and self-absorbed athlete into an even larger bigger-than-life entity.
Something is wrong with Big Blue. Even if the Giants finish over .500 the rest of the way – and nothing they did in Monday night’s win assures you they will – someone vital must go.
Now the Giants, who keep belching these bromides about a playoff run, need to shut up. Win one game and then speak mildly, meekly and modestly.
If the Giants’ season gets any worse — and with Minnesota and Adrian Peterson coming up Monday night there’s a fine chance it will — one can bet a few changes will be happening shortly after what is affectionately known as “baggie day.”
The Giants could be ready to field offers for star wide receiver Hakeem Nicks according to a report.
The Giants’ 0-6 start is the worst for the organization since it lost a franchise-worst nine in a row in 1976, a season that saw coach Bill Arnsparger fired after seven games.
Eli? Coach Coughlin? GM Jerry Reese? You decide!
“(It’s) embarrassing, ridiculous, infuriating, frustrating — whatever you want to say,” Francesa said. “It’s as bad as it could possibly be. It’s not even worth saying the season’s over. Everybody knows the season’s over.
For the Giants to save their season, their best player must rise above the mess around him. No one is questioning Manning’s credentials, but his future is still up for debate.
A wishbone quarterback has yet to hoist a Lombardi Trophy. Until one does, give me the safer sensibilities of the pocket passer. Like Peyton Manning. Like Eli Manning. Maybe MetLife will be a family affair.
Mike traded his “blue heaven” studio in Manhattan for Big Blue’s East Rutherford complex, broadcasting live from Giants training camp on Wednesday.
Though the Giants have the reputation of perennial contenders after winning two of the last six Super Bowls, they’ve quietly missed the playoffs in three of four seasons.
Jerry Reese has placed a calendar in the room to count down the days until Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
General manager Jerry Reese is not helping head coach Tom Coughlin’s state of mind. Coughlin is not going to put any public pressure on the Giants’ general manager, but he’s annoyed at what’s going on with his wide receivers.