Posted September 09, 2013 on AP on Fox

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 13: Tom Coughlin, head coach of the New York Giants, reacts during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium on December 13, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Maybe the first week of the season is a time to get the kinks out. That theory can't sit too well with Greg Schiano, Tom Coughlin, Mike McCarthy and Doug Marrone, coaches whose teams all lost in great part because of undisciplined play. Penalties ranging from silly to absurd (see Levonte David, LB, Tampa Bay). Turnovers. Poor routes by receivers. Missed blocks, most egregiously the ones that get quarterbacks blasted. Even poor decisions by those very coaches. This is the NFL? It sure was in Week 1. ''I'm totally, totally disappointed and embarrassed by that kind of football,'' Giants coach Coughlin said after a six-turnover debacle at Dallas. ''That's sloppy, sloppy football.'' Not the kind of football a Coughlin team often plays, which might make the Giants the worst offenders. That perhaps makes such a pathetic performance even more annoying for the always red-faced Coughlin, whose emphasis on being protective of the ball never diminishes. ''It was a total disregard of the ca...
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