“I’m just frustrated with how it ended. I’m upset about it … Right now, I just don’t understand a lot that’s gone on and how they strung us along.”
Big Blue did the smart thing money-wise. Probably football-wise, too. But in terms of leadership, they left themselves with a gigantic hole.
Tuck made two Pro Bowls and had 60.5 career sacks, 20 forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries in 127 career games with New York.
Jacoby Jones was in New York to meet with the Giants when his heart told him that it was time to go back to Baltimore.
Tuck, who has two Super Bowl rings in a nine-year career with the Giants, officially hit the open market at 4 p.m. Tuesday. He had 11 sacks in 2013, just one shy of his all-time high.
Twenty-seven free agents of all types and a 7-9 record just doesn’t add up. And bad math adds up to a lot of pink slips, even if it means a pile of green paper at the other end for the dearly departed.
The Giants have many areas that need to be improved, including wide receiver, offensive line and cornerback, but building a cohesive pass rush would probably help the defense more than improving the coverage.
Just because we’ve moved a couple of days closer to Sunday’s 6:30 p.m. kickoff doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a bit of Giants news hanging over Super Bowl week.
Ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, MetLife has produced a video featuring current and former NFL players singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
The New York Giants missed the playoffs for the second year in a row, compiling a 7-9 record in 2013. It was only the second losing record under the leadership of Tom Coughlin as Giants head coach, who took command of the team in 2004. As the franchise’s leadership met the media after the final game of the season, one question was seemingly answered, while several other questions remained unanswered.
The New York Giants limped past the lifeless Washington Redskins 20-6 in the rainy Meadowlands. New York lost quarterback Eli Manning to an ankle injury late in the first half, but rode two Jerrel Jernigan touchdowns to the victory. The loss likely ends the Mike Shanahan-era in Washington.
Tom Coughlin refused to discuss his future after Sunday’s win over the Redskins, but players said they would be surprised if he did not return.
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin refused to address questions about his future.
Both have ample hardware. If winning is still the quintessential QB metric, then Ben Roethlisberger is indeed better than Eli Manning, says Jason Keidel.
Tom Coughlin is seemingly on secure footing, unless the 67-year-old decides to call it quits. His 2014 roster could be overhauled.