Most NFL teams would crave a three-day weekend, but for the New York Giants, it was entirely too long. So as Monday rolled around, they were anxious and happy to return to work after what amounted to many bitter and sleepless nights following a 24-17 opening week loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
“I think every guy in this locker room is disgusted with how we played,” Justin Tuck said.
Tuck has never been shy about his disdain for the Cowboys, and even made note of it on NFL Network's America's Game. So losing to Tony Romo & Co., let alone the way they did, has not sat well with the Giants' defensive captain. In fact, it hasn't sat well with anyone on the team, nor their legions of fans.
"With everything that was riding on that game, the first week of the season, against a division foe, a team we have a lot of history against, you want to come out and play your best game and say ‘You beat us playing our best.’ " Tuck said. "But we didn’t...