clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

New York Giants news, 9/11: Patience not easy for Tom Coughlin

New, comments

New York Giants headlines for Thursday, 9/11.

Tom Coughlin
Tom Coughlin
Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Before we check today's Giants headlines, a reminder that a 9/11 remembrance thread is posted for you to share your thoughts, feelings and memories of that tragic terrorist act that happened 13 years ago today.

Let's check today's Giants headlines.

Coughlin: 'Never been very good' at patience

Giants coach Tom Coughlin has called his team's offense a "work in progress" and knows patience is required. He also knows patience is not his strong suit.

"I have never been very good at it. I've tried it. Some people are obviously better than others, and I am in the other category. We just have to keep swinging. That's all I am trying to do, is to continue to evaluate, be honest with everybody, but encourage. That's the best we can do right now," Coughlin said on Wednesday.

Eli: 'No doubts' about ability

Quarterback Eli Manning was Wednesday about the idea some have expressed that his best football is behind him.

"No doubts. I feel confident we can play at a high level and this offense can score points and we can make plays and I can be a good leader and a good player," Manning said. "I'm going to keep working. I'm going to be 100 percent committed to go out there and try to put this team in a situation to win."

Around The Inter-Google

Zak DeOssie, Giants' union rep says NFL got it 'right' by banning Ray Rice indefinitely - NY Daily News

"Every now and then there’s circumstances where both parties involved – the PA and the NFL – can explicitly agree upon one thing: Domestic violence has no place in this game," DeOssie told the Daily News on Wednesday. "Whatever reaction they had initially with Ray Rice, they thought they were doing their due diligence. And whoever didn’t have all the facts, whoever’s fault that is, that’s fine. But now that we have all the facts, I think the right decision has been made."

John Mara stands behind Roger Goodell, NY Giants owner calls notion that NFL commissioner should be let go is ‘misguided’  - NY Daily News
Giants owner John Mara believes the NFL is in better position to cope with domestic violence issues after the recent Ray Rice incident, and he backed commissioner Roger Goodell and the league office on Wednesday.

ESPN Legal Analyst: NFL Security Has Been Digging Up Information and Hiding it For Years | The Big Lead

NFL appoints former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III to conduct independent investigation of Ray Rice case - baltimoresun.com

Jameel McClain calls Ray Rice a 'great guy'; says former teammate deserves forgiveness - NY Daily News

In Ray Rice Case, N.F.L. Sees Only What It Wants to See - NYTimes.com

What Victor Cruz really needs: Another receiver to emerge as a threat in the passing game | Politi Bits | NJ.com

New Jersey drops ban in sports betting | ProFootballTalk