Found December 20, 2011 on ESPN:
PLAYERS: Tom Coughlin
TEAMS: New York Giants
Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he has and will lean on the team's leaders and believes they will rally this week.

Talk is cheap? Not in the Giants' locker room

Tom Coughlin broke out his old favorite slogan today, saying “Talk is cheap, play the game.” And he insisted that trash-talking is “not the way we choose to operate” around the Giants.   Apparently a few of his players missed the memo.   They not only fired back at the talkative Jets today, ...

Coughlin’s club focused on saving season

Tom Coughlin’s Giants have lost five of their past six games in their annual late swoon, and are coming off a thorough beat-down by a division rival that came in with a record of 4-9 and made Big Blue look like a club waiting for the season to shrivel...

Jets coach Rex Ryan: 'I don't care about Tom Coughlin or anybody else, I know what I believe'

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'Talk is cheap': Giants coach Coughlin brushes off Ryan bravado

It wasn't likely that Giants coach Tom Coughlin would engage in a war of words with mouthy Jets coach Rex Ryan. Coughlin made that clear in his first talk with media about the key interstate showdown.

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Coughlin on Rex Ryan’s comments: “Talk is cheap, play the game” [Giants] LaDainian wants to stay a Jet, says team is special [ESPN] Jeremy Kerley absent from practice for second straight day [NJ] Rex: ‘I don’t care about Tom Coughlin or anybody else’ [NFP] Santonio Holmes Focused For Rebound [Jets Insider] Rex wants ‘green out’ on Saturday [ESPN] Plaxico Burress...

Jets, Giants talk trash, while Rex Ryan jabs at Tom Coughlin Perlman/The Star-LedgerRex Ryan's Jets will face the Giants on Christmas Eve on Saturday.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 12/22/11

Rex Ryan doesn't care what Tom Coughlin -- or anybody else -- thinks

Rex Ryan reiterated his respect for Giants coach Tom Coughlin this week, but made clear what he values most when responding to Coughlin’s statement that “talk is cheap.” “I don't care about Coughlin,” Ryan said. “This is how I feel. I couldn't care less what anybody thinks." Ryan’s players ...

Rolle reversal: Coughlin takes shot at Antrel 

Antrel Rolle called out his teammates for lacking heart on Sunday. A day later, Tom Coughlin called out the Giants’ cornerback for his public comments.

Big Blue drops the ball, but still controls playoff destiny

The Giants yesterday finally avoided playing a close game that took them down to the frantic closing seconds. They ditched the late dramatics in a startlingly effective way: They barely played at all. “I can’t say it any more bluntly,’’ a subdued Tom Coughlin said after the carnage. “I...

Civil War looms large for Giants' leadership THE GIVING MOOD: If the Giants can deliver a win against the Jets on Christmas Eve, owner John Mara likely will be more willing to give Tom Coughlin another season as head coach.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 12/21/11
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