To say that Brown has earned a permanent starting spot in the Giants’ secondary next year is a gross understatement. The man has been a virtual turnover machine since stepping in full time on October 7 against Cleveland.
The Giants’ annual blueprint for much of Tom Coughlin’s tenure has been a perilous playoff tightrope. And Sunday they finally slipped and plunged flat on their faces.
The only real answer to the current question is simple. Sometimes, things just don’t fall right, even for a defending Super Bowl champion.
The Giants need lots and lots of help to make the playoffs. But none of it will matter if New York can’t get its act together and beat the Eagles in Sunday’s home finale at MetLife Stadium.
The Giants aren’t giving up despite not being in control of their playoff destiny.
No more wiggle room — not one inch. OK, maybe a millimeter, but only enough to squeeze a thread through.
The Giants must show a willingness to engage that has only been apparent on an every-other-game basis in recent weeks.
“This is not real complicated. I don’t know what happened in the second half. We certainly didn’t come out and play,” coach Tom Coughlin said.
Phillips practiced on a limited basis Friday for the Monday night game against Washington and expects to play.
Lessons learned in Week 7 will take on even greater significance now as the Giants will try to put a stop to RGIII.
The Giants responded to an awful game against Cincinnati by bludgeoning the Packers 38-10.
Eli Manning threw for 249 yards, tossed three touchdowns and — most importantly — didn’t throw an interception.
No one was more pleased with the Giants than Adam Merchant. The 15-year-old fan from Barre, Vt., attended Friday’s practice and Sunday’s game, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
When the Giants host the Packers tomorrow night in the marquee game of the weekend, the Packers bring in the best regular-season quarterback in the NFL in Aaron Rodgers.
For a primer on how, exactly, to unnerve the NFL’s top-rated passer, Justin Tuck might want to go back to last year’s playoff game in Green Bay.