The Giants have higher standards than just missing the playoffs; the reigning super bowl champions will be watching the playoff from home this year. Word on the street is the Giants got soft or just rested on their laurels, either way they didn’t work hard enough and there are no moral victories for losing.
Defensive coordinator Perry Fewell pointed the finger at his defensive players saying they were in the right position, they just didn’t make plays. Eli Manning, the Giants offensive leader shed his thoughts on what happened to their explosive offense that seemed to fizzle down the stretch.
Manning spoke to Mike Francesa on WFAN in New York about how 2012 turned out to be sub par for the Giants.
“Not quite good enough. We knew after last year that you just can’t flirt with 9-7 and expect that to be good enough. … You could always look back at a season and pick a few games. We could have won this one; we could have won that one. But it’s usually, at the end of the year, you’r...