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Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith, right, shakes hands with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin before their NFL wild card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. AP EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Here’s what Falcons coach Mike Smith had to say after the game. Obvioulsy the game wasn’t the way we wanted to go today. We didn’t make enough plays offensively, defensively or on special teams to get the outcome that we wanted. We struggled in several areas of the ballgame today. They won the battle of the line of scrimmage and that was one of the musts we had to accomplish and we didn’t get it accomplished today. With that, I’ll open it up for questions. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OFFENSE?: We weren’t able to put the ball in the end zone. We pride ourselves on controlling the line of scrimmage. I thought it was evident that we couldn’t get it done throughout the ball game. Even though our quarterback was sacked one or maybe twice officially. He was …

Tom Coughlin won’t second Jason Pierre-Paul guarantee Giants will beat Packers

Tom Coughlin won’t second Jason Pierre-Paul guarantee Giants will beat PackersJOSEPH E. AMATUROBOLD PREDICTION: While Jason Pierre-Paul is predicting a Giants win over the Packers on Sunday, coach Tom Coughlin refused to go that far.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/10/12

Giants Defense Showed 4th-and-1 Dominance

On two fourth-down plays in what Coach Tom Coughlin described as the shadow of the Giants’ goal posts, his team denied Atlanta.

Giants, Falcons saddled with playoff droughts

New York is returning to the postseason after a two-year absence that put coach Tom Coughlin's job in jeopardy, while the Falcons will be appearing in the playoffs for the second straight year and third time in four seasons.

Khan shakes up Jags front office

New Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made a major personnel change. Khan dismissed Paul Vance as the team's senior vice president of football operations and general counsel Monday. Vance had been with the organization since its inception. Khan promoted Sashi Brown to senior vice president and general counsel. Brown had served as assistant general counsel since 2005...

Packers get confident opponent

Against my better judgment, I tuned into one of those blowtorch sports-blab radio stations last month on the way to the Meadowlands. Being a New York radio station, it wanted everyone fired, yesterday. The Giants had lost three consecutive games, the listeners had already fired Tom Coughlin.

Blackburn’s return helps in Giant way

There were a few players whom Tom Coughlin awarded special recognition to from Sunday’s rout over the Falcons. Chase Blackburn was included in that group. “He played very well,” Coughlin said yesterday. “We’re giving everybody a game ball because of the historic significance of the game, but I...

Tuesday Morning Report: Gearing Up for Lambeau

The Giants were back at TIMEX yesterday, one day after they dismantled the Atlanta Falcons in the WildCard round of the NFC Playoffs.  The team suffered two injuries: concussions to CB Aaron Ross and RB DJ Ware. “Ross and Danny Ware are going through the process in regards to concussions,” Tom Coughlin said. They actually felt pretty good at the conclusion of the game when we...
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