The New York Giants’ punter was front and center on every sports highlight show on Sunday night with coach Tom Coughlin in his face, ripping him for failing to kick the ball out of bounds on DeSean Jackson’s game-ending 65-yard punt return in the NFC East showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Since the Yankees rotation is still in shambles and the Giants went out and took their own playoff berth away from themselves, and I decided to redo my Christmas list.
The guys had some fun at Rex Ryan’s expense and wondered how the head coach, who has a penchant for putting his foot in his mouth (pun fully intended) from time to time, will handle these harmless allegations.
Giants punter Matt Dodge spoke to Boomer & Carton to debunk a report that Tom Coughlin planned to cut him before changing his mind.
Giants safety Antrell Rolle joined Joe and Evan to reflect on a gloomy Sunday but guarantee success in the future.
Tom Coughlin has his moments – and Monday, less than a day after watching his team give up 28 points in the final 7½ minutes and lose 38-31 to the Eagles, the Giants’ head coach turned comedian.
The post mortems on the game (and perhaps the season) will be savage. The New York Giants lost a game they had to win and that they had won. The Giants lost the lone game in NFL history decided by a punt return on the final play.
“I’ve never been around anything like this in my life,” said Tom Coughlin, whose job may be on the line if the Giants miss the playoffs for a second straight year. “It’s about as empty as you get to feel in this business, right there.”
Perfect? Nah. Pretty? Not that either. But it was a win and the Giants will take it.
A sprained plant-foot ankle incurred Friday during practice could keep Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes out of the lineup Sunday against the Lions and force a late roster addition.
Go ahead, it’s okay to get pumped up over the Giants’ 34-10 victory over the Houston Texans – even if their offense still needs some polish.
The Giants, playing the type of inspired defense that initiated the chants of “Dee-fense” at Yankee Stadium in the late 1950s, stopped their early-season bleeding with a convincing 17-3 win over the Chicago Bears.
The undefeated Chicago Bears and top kick returner Devin Hester take the field against a Giants team riding a two-game losing streak after a season-opening win.
The logical football arrows appear to be pointing in the Giants’ direction against the Chicago Bears this weekend.
As the last unbeaten team in the NFC, the Chicago Bears are among the season’s biggest surprises. The New York Giants are probably surprising for the wrong reasons.