New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin spoke Tuesday about how it is important that his team maintain a "humbleness" after winning four straight games and moving into sole possession of first place in the NFC East.
Also Tuesday, safety Antrel Rolle went on WFAN and said this:
"I don’t think, I know it, we are the best team in the NFC. Hey, we are the best team in the NFL and that’s hands down.
"Our defense is the best defense in the business, no doubt about it.’’
Oh, Antrel. When will you learn? Apparently the whole fiasco with your critical comments following the ugly Sunday night loss to Indianapolis didn't teach you.
Please, leave the braggadocio to the New York Jets. The Coughlin way, the Giants way has always been to let your play on the field do the talking. Maybe you haven't quite figured that out since it's your first year here. It's time, however, to learn. Play the game, don't talk the game.
Of course I'm glad you feel that way. Of course I'm glad the Giants are playing well enough to give you reason to say that. Of course I hope that, in the end, you are proven right.
Just go prove it on the field, like you and your teammates have been trying to do the past four weeks. Don't talk about it.
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Coughlin said Lawrence Tynes was "smooth as silk" Monday night, when he kicked a 53-yard field goal and drove several kickoffs into the end zone. TC also showed his sense of humor when discussing Tynes' terrific night.
"Well I made sure that he ate a diet according to exactly the way I described it and I made sure that he drank the potion that I made for him and it obviously paid off," Coughlin said.
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