Originally posted on NBC New York  |  Last updated 10/31/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 13: Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants talks with field judge Scott Edwards about a play against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium on December 13, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Tom Coughlin got a lot of questions about his team's brutal schedule on Sunday afternoon and bristled at having to discuss anything other than his team's 20-17 victory over the Dolphins. "Can we enjoy this one first?" No one asked the natural follow-up, so we'll do it here. What in the world was there to enjoy?  Coughlin preaches so many things that the Giants don't do that it is hard to keep track, but we know he likes a disciplined football team that doesn't take anything for granted by playing hard for 60 minutes. He got none of those things on Sunday from anyone other than Eli Manning and he's gotten none of those things for most of this season, leaving you to wonder just what he enjoyed about a skin-of-the-teeth win over the worst team in football. It must have been Eli Manning. When you're talking Good, Bad and Ugly from Week Eight, he's the leader of the list. GOOD: Much too much was made of the word "elite" when Manning dared utter it this offseason, because it is too hard...
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