Originally written on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Two weeks ago, everybody was praising the New York Giants and their ability to get things done with major injuries to their secondary, a group of young linebackers, a revived front four, and the improved efforts of Eli Manning. Then came two straight close losses — one to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10 and another to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night — and now, things are less than happy in Big Blue. At 6-4, the G-Men are still very much in the fight for the NFC East, but don't tell head coach Tom Coughlin that. The notoriously grumpy (at the best of times) coach was apoplectic after his team lost to the Eagles on a long late drive led by Vince Young, who was starting for the injured Michael Vick. This caused him to rip his players in a way that resembled Dennis Green's legendary "They are who we THOUGHT they were!!!" speech. "My question to them was, 'Why?' " Coughlin said, when asked what he told the players in the locker room. "What did it take to understand what the Ea...
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