Found October 03, 2013 on The Giant Exiles:
Earlier this week Victor Cruz questioned Tom Coughlin's decision to go for it on 4th and inches in a 10-7 game. Coughlin responded by challenging Cruz to a fight during a team meeting. How did Cruz respond to a challenge from a man 40 years his senior? By realizing the coach was kidding: “I just told him, “No, coach, I don’t want to fight,’ ” Cruz told the Daily News on Wednesday. “That’s all it was. We kept going from there. Me and coach have a good understanding.” It shows why Coughlin is such a great coach, and why if anyone can lead the Giants out of an 0-4 hole it's Coughlin. Most coaches would crumble under this kind of pressure, but Coughlin just manages to keep the team focused and lighthearted. “It was just funny,” he said. “We laughed it off and kept it moving. It wasn’t a big deal.” This is exactly what the Giants need right now. The Giants only stand a chance to recover if Coughlin and the veteran leaders can keep the locker ro
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