They don’t call them Big Blue for nothing, and we’re talking the fans, not just the team. The Giants will be playing hard against the Eagles this Sunday and G-Men’s diehard tailgaters will be showing their spirit in full blue force by wearing outfits that scream “Playoffs, here we come!” Here are some easy, Sunday morning tips to help Giants tailgaters get their fan on in splendid, Big Blue glory.
Defensive tackle Chris Canty and rookie cornerback Jayron Hosley are not active for the New York Giants must-win game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
“We have to think, ‘Hey, everything is going to work out,’” Manning said. “‘Those other teams are going to win for us, and we have to go out and do our business.’”
It’s not totally out of the question that the Giants will get the help they need. But first, Big Blue will need to take care of their own business.
“Every man needs to go and look at himself in the mirror,” Rolle said. “… It kind of comes down to, ‘Does this guy want to be here? Is this guy going to play? Is he going to lay it all on the line come Sunday?’”
“That is what I talked to our team (about) this morning — pride, honor, dignity,” Coughlin said. “Play the game that we are capable of playing, finish the season with a game we can all be proud of.”
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