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Tiki Torture will seemingly never end

The Tiki Torture just will not stop for Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants.

TV Tiki has now turned into Author Tiki and -- as you would expect -- is continuing to hammer away at the Giants coach. He is bluntly blaming Coughlin for driving him out of football.

"If Tom Coughlin had not remained as head coach of the Giants, I might still be in a Giants uniform," Barber writes, according to the Daily News, which first published excerpts of "Tiki: My Life in the Game and Beyond".

"[Coughlin] robbed me of what had been one of the most important things I had in my life, which was the joy I felt playing football," Barber wrote, according to the newspaper. "I had lost that. He had taken it away."

Good Lord! When will the Tiki Torture end for the Giants? Somebody please, shut him up. Burn his books. Do something. Send him on a long assignment to a Third World country. Just make him go away.

Was he feeling joy as a decent back who kept fumbling away games while playing for Jim Fassel? Was he feeling joy being a mediocre player for a team that was going backwards before Coughlin arrived? Was he feeling joy sharing carries with Ron Dayne?

Tiki is nothing more than an ungrateful jerk. Coughlin is hardly a picnic, but his arrival in New York is the only reason Barber became a superstar and is at least in the conversation when it comes to the Hall of Fame.

Instead of torching Coughlin, Tiki should be thanking him for kick-starting his stuck in neutral career.

Jerk! When I see his bald mug on TV I'm just going to turn off the sound or change the channel. He's not worth my attention.