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It took a few years, but Tom Coughlin has reclaimed New York from Rex Ryan. Coughlin, the brash Giants head coach, offers a very different style from his counterpart with the Jets. His colonel-like attitude hasn't always been good for public relations, particularly with his sideline outbursts at punters, but Coughlin's results have exceeded Ryan's. And in the New York/New Jersey sports scene, results are king. Not far behind the win column, though, is the desire for personality, and Ryan is overloaded with that. He's got the confidence of a politician, the mouth of a truck driver and the arrogance...

Tom Coughlin hopes for Colts fans

Tom Coughlin thinks Indianapolis may be willing to cheer on a different NFL team this weekend at the Super Bowl: At Monday’s media session, Tom Coughlin said that he “would think Indianapolis fans will become Giants fans” for this weekend’s game. There are two reasons why things would play out that way. One is that the Patriots and Colts have had a rivalry for the last decade...

Coughlin will make sure Giants don't miss Super curfew

The veterans get their own rooms. The younger players double up. Either way, when the Giants hit Indy on Monday, the men in blue have been ordered to be in bed every night at their downtown hotel by midnight, which by Tom Coughlin time means 11:55 p.m.

Tom Coughlin on Eli Manning: “He is an Elite Quarterback, Period”

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked if quarterback Eli Manning was an elite quarterback during his first press conference leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. “He is an elite quarterback, period,” said Coughlin. I’m sure Coughlin and the Giants have never believed Eli wasn’t one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks,  but he’s...

Rex Ryan: I didn’t do a good enough job managing our locker room

After predicting the Super Bowl and falling short of the playoffs, Jets coach Rex Ryan acknowledges that he didn’t do a good enough job in 2011. But Rex is still Rex, and that means he’s still confident that the Jets are heading in the right direction. “Our locker room wasn’t as close as it’s been…

Rex Ryan vs. Brandon Jacobs, Part II: Look Who's Talking Now?

Following their 29-14 loss to the New York Giants during week 16 of the 2011 NFL season, New York Jets’ head coach Rex Ryan had some choice words for Giants’ backup running back Brandon Jacobs. Ryan was rumored to have used an expletive that won’t be repeated here, but the gist of the comment was “wait until we win the Super Bowl this year.” Jacobs responded to Ryan’s...

Foot in mouth.

No this has nothing to do with Rex Ryan. I would guess by now most of you have seen or heard about what Brandon Marshall said about the Dolphins, or their QB after the Pro Bowl. If not, here is... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans.

Jets expected to name Karl Dunbar defensive line coach

Eighteen years after coaching him, Rex Ryan plans to hire Karl Dunbar for his coaching staff. The Jets have offered Dunbar their defensive line coach position, and Dunbar is expected to accept, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Dunbar was a defensive lineman for the Cardinals in 1994 and 1995, when Ryan…

NFC champ Giants arrive in Indianapolis

The Giants arrived in Indianapolis Monday afternoon, ready to begin on-site preparations for their Super Bowl XLVI matchup against the Patriots. The last of four team buses rolled out of the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, N.J., at 12:16pm ET, escorted by two New Jersey state trooper sedans. On the last of four buses were Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning, like all the...

Giants leave for Indianapolis

All in. All business. The last of four Giants buses rolled out of the Timex Performance Center at 12:16 this afternoon, escorted by two New Jersey State trooper sedans. On the final of four buses were Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning, like all the Giants, dressed for Super success...

Report: Jets offer Dunbar DL coaching job

The New York Jets have offered Karl Dunbar a job as the team's defensive line coach. The New York Daily News said that Dunbar, who was fired by the Minnesota Vikings after the season, interviewed with the Jets two weeks ago. Dunbar spent six seasons as defensive line coach of the Vikings, who were annually among the league's best teams against the run until tailing off...

Twist possible in Super Bowl sequel to 2007 flight attire

When the Giants stepped off their plane in Phoenix four years ago, they were the G-Men in Black. One by one, from kicker Lawrence Tynes to coach Tom Coughlin, they walked off their Super Bowl charter dressed in black suits in a sign of unity and purpose. “All black was...

Super Bowl coaches look back at good old days

Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Giants coach Tom Coughlin spent three years together on Bill Parcells' staff in New York. Belichick talked wistfully about being able to practice in full pads every day and nobody complained.
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