Posted January 02, 2012 on
A year ago, Rolle criticized Tom Coughlin as being uptight and too strict. Now he's changed his tune. Amazing what a playoff berth can do for a guy's demeanor.
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Can you believe it?? This is photographic evidence proving that Tom Coughlin has the ability...
Thereâs been an assertion by several defensive players in recent weeks that the defense has been simplified and has allowed them to perform better (14 points allowed in each of the last two games, the two lowest totals by opponents all season). Tom Coughlin said he doesnât think the schemes have been dumbed down, itâs just that the players have wised up. And gotten healthy, too.
RON ANTONELLI/NEW YORK DAILY NEWSSafety Antrel Rolle's having a ball after settling in with Tom Coughlin.By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/3/12
Go ahead and admit it. For a while there, you were nervous. When the Giants were turning a 21-0 lead into a 21-14 lead you had visions of the Eagles disaster last year. Tom Coughlin might have had a few flashbacks, too. “There were some times tonight when it was a little nerve-wracking,” ...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants won an all-or-nothing game to claim the final spot in the NFL playoffs, beating the Dallas Cowboys 31-14 on Sunday night.
The regular season went down to the last game, and it was coach Tom Coughlin's Giants (9-7) who won the NFC East and returned to the postseason for the first time...
The concept of chemistry on a professional sports team is always a difficult one to fully wrap your head around.
Our current football landscape is a pretty good example of that. The Jets are being called a dysfunctional trainwreck by everyone in town for their 8-8 season while Tom Coughlin is being hailed as a man who knows how to keep a team together by pushing all the right buttons...
For the past three seasons, Giant fans have been wondering where the magic that brought them a Super Bowl victory had gone. Last night, it returned, like a long, lost uncle with a bagful of goodies. The pass rush has resurfaced and Eli Manning is playing like a Super Bowl MVP again. They took the NFC crown and enter the playoffs a very dangerous team.
Next up: the Atlanta Falcons...
Antrel Rolle spoke glowingly this week about Tom Coughlin and how he has come around and changed the way he views his coaching style. But he also spoke about how he's changed his own playing style and credited veteran safety Deon Grant for that.