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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Coach Tom Coughlin believes referee Jerome Boger and his crew made the right call in ruling that receiver Victor Cruz was giving himself up and didn't fumble after making a catch on the Giants' game winning touchdown drive against the Arizona Cardinals.
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Victor Cruz was “a little scared” for a few moments in the fourth quarter, and rightfully so. In the midst of an impressive Giants comeback, he nearly made what would’ve been an epic mistake.
With the Giants trailing by three points with 2:46 to play in what turned out to be a wild, ...
In one of the more controversial endings in week four of the NFL, the New York Giants caught a break when wide receiver Victor Cruz appeared to fumble after making a catch.
The Cardinals tried to challenge the play but since Cruz was called down, it wasn't a call that could be challenged since Cruz was deemed to be giving up on the play.
The Giants would go onto steal...
from SNY Insider Mike Garafolo:
Mike Pereira might not have agreed with the call on Victor Cruz’s non-fumble in the Giants’ 31-27 victory against the Arizona Cardinals, but his successor did.
Carl Johnson, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, agreed with the call made on the field when Cruz was ruled to have declared himself down, according to someone informed of Johnson’s...
The day after the Giants' comeback victory against the Cardinals was saved on a non-call on an apparent fumble after Victor Cruz' fourth-quarter catch, Tom Coughlin agreed with the on-field decision. So, apparently, did the NFL.
http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/2011/10/04/2011-10-04_tuck_not_sure_if_hell_be_able_to_stick_his_neck_out.htmlGiants WR Victor Cruz falls to the ground in the most controversial play of Sunday's win.By Ralph Vacchiano & Kristie Ackert - NY Dailynews 10/4/11
Opinions are plenty and wide-ranging when it comes to Giants WR Victor Cruz's controversial non-fumble. Saints coach Sean Payton's might make most sense, though.
Someone up there likes the Giants.
On a play when it appeared Victor Cruz handed away the game by simply letting the ball roll out of his grasp while the Giants were driving in an attempt to score a go-ahead touchdown, the referees intervened to hand the Giants a win. The referee, to the bewilderment of anyone watching the game, ruled that Cruz gave himself up on the play when it...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Coach Tom Coughlin believes referee Jerome Boger and his crew made the right call in ruling that receiver Victor Cruz was giving himself up and didn't fumble after making a catch on the Giants' game winning touchdown drive against the Arizona Cardinals.
Here is Tom Coughlin and the NY Giants addressing the media after their thrilling 31-27 victory over the Arizona Cardinals:<object
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http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/giants/finishing_cool_Vgvb7ZfKEVMeZExIPfeTcJIN THE 'ZONA: Hakeem Nicks (88) celebrates a touchdown with teammates (from left) Jake Ballard, Ahmad Bradshaw and Victor Cruz in the Giants' come-from-behind 31-27 triumph over the Cardinals Sunday.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 10/4/11
'We're not going to mess around here,' Tom Coughlin says
Tom Coughlin has been drilling one word - "Finish!" - into the heads of his players since the start of training camp. Sunday in the NFC East was a perfect illustration of why.
Center David Baas is undergoing tests on Monday after aggravating a burner injury during the New York Giants' come-from-behind win over the Cardinals. Coach Tom Coughlin said he had not spoken with Baas and did not have an update on his starting center during his conference call with reporters. Burners are generally neck or shoulder injuries that have symptoms of burning or pinching...