Giants' Coughlin throws dig at Jets

Associated Press  |  Last updated March 28, 2012

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)
Giants coach Tom Coughlin wasn't exactly gloating. Well, maybe he was. Asked at the NFC coaches breakfast about all the attention the New York Jets have been getting with their trade for Tim Tebow and contract extension for Mark Sanchez -- in other words, their budding quarterback controversy -- Coughlin simply smiled and said: ''You know who won the Super Bowl even if we're not on front page. New Yorkers know.'' Coughlin also says he doesn't believe in rotating quarterbacks. ''I don't have a lot of experience with that,'' Coughlin said, again smiling at the thought he has Eli Manning, a two-time Super Bowl winner. ''Once you start to develop your guy, you like him to have the ball in his hand.'' Coughlin seemed aghast when asked if he would take the ball out of his starting QB's hands for, say, 20 snaps a game. ''With our guy?'' he said. ''I don't do hypotheticals.'' Not so theoretical is the coach getting a contract extension. Giants owner John Mara said the team expects to work out an extension for the 65-year-old Coughlin very soon, probably within a month or so. It likely will be the final contract for Coughlin, who last year received an extension through 2012. ''There's talk,'' Coughlin said, ''and quite frankly, it will get done.'' He indicated it will be for several years. Coughlin also said he wouldn't discount Bill Parcells, his former boss and longtime confidant, considering the interim coach's role with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints spoke with Parcells about the job on Tuesday; coach Sean Payton is suspended for the 2012 season for his part in the team's bounty system that targeted opponents for hits that could injure them. ''I had one conversation (after the Super Bowl) with Bill and it was as if he had the league and all the key situations in your games and the other games on the tip of his tongue,'' Coughlin said. ''He knew the ins and out of our season. It seemed like he knew the ins and outs of every teams' seasons.''
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