Former Giant LB and current radio analyst Carl Banks is telling it like it is. He dressed the Giants down for their performance in the last minutes of Sunday’s loss to Seattle is a way most analysts would never do.
Sometimes you just can’t hide the truth. The Giants simply played some dumb football in the red zone with the game on the line. Instead of taking the game back from Seattle, they pissed it away by throwing an ill-advised pass instead of just running the ball… From Bob Raissman of the Daily News:
(Bob) Papa, the Giants/WFAN Radio Network play-by-play man, scolded Manning for “forcing the ball into traffic.” Banks, the Giants radio analyst, had every right to do what 98% of these analysts do – kiss their own tuchis before going into I-told-you-so mode.
Instead he made a larger, more important point. One that could come back to haunt the Giants and their fans.
Banks talked about “discipline.” He didn’t just refer to Will Beatty’s first-and-goal false-start penalty with 1:27...