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Coughlin talks about Monday night loss to Philly.

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

We already know that New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin was frustrated by Damontre Moore during Monday night's 27-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. That, however, wasn't the only thing that got under the skin of the 69-year-old coach. Here are some of the takeaways from Coughlin's Tuesday conference call with reporters.

"Frustrated" is the right word

Coughlin was definitely frustrated by what took place Monday.

"It's a bad game, it's a bad production. We've got to be able to handle the big games. The games where things don't go our way, we've got to handle them better. You've got handle those situations better," he said. "Frustration? Yeah, no question about, you can sense it in my voice. Especially when you've got a day where you don't have your team around here. You've got tape to look at and the coaches to talk with, but at the same time, because of the nature of the week, you've got to move on to the next opponent. You've got to get moving."

Giants have to "shut down" the turnovers

"You've got to shut the turnovers down, there's no doubt about that. I think the conscientious effort on the part of everybody here will be directed at that. The players have definitely got that message, there's no doubt," Coughlin said. "At the expense of anything else, both hands have got to go on the ball and you just can't be careless, you just can't. Especially when you go into a game with a team that is leading the league in forced fumbles. I just shake my head sometimes because we're not aware of, and that's an area of frustration as well. But remorse, the players will be remorseful because of the opportunity that we had. But let's not forget there's a long way to go, we are 3-3."

The plan for Will Beatty

Offensive tackle Will Beatty is eligible to come off the PUP list this week and eligible to play after Week 8. Coughlin said the Giants would proceed slowly with Beatty, coming back from a torn pectoral.

"When that is decided it will be slow going. We'll first start with individual. When exactly that happens, I'm not sure if that's going to start this week or when. But when we do, it will be with the idea of bringing him back slowly," Coughlin said. "you have to put him on the field. You have to put him in football work. You've got to do all those kinds of things. He hasn't done that for a long, long time. And he's got to get used to his pads. He's got a lot of work ahead of him."

The sloppy play surprised him

"We had played our way into three wins, we had gotten ourselves into a position we wanted to be in. We had created a big opportunity for our team, Philadelphia had done the same thing with their start and then where they had come. I was confident that our team was going to play hard and to be play in the same style and fashion that we had been," Coughlin said. "The number of things that occurred in the game just weren't anything that we had been doing. We hadn't done that, we hadn't just carelessly given the ball away. We hadn't really had an outbreak of the kind of penalties that took place. We played hard, as I mentioned last night. We didn't play balanced, we didn't help each other at all.

"We didn't do the things necessary in order to complement each other on offense, defense and special teams. We put ourselves in a bad position, didn't accomplish what we needed to, didn't take advantage of the opportunities that were there for us -- all those things which I really felt we were on our way, we were growing into the type of team that can handle those things and those situations in very important games. It was a disappointment to me, no doubt."

On getting no points out of four Philly turnovers

"What more can be said? I started out by saying we had four turnovers and nothing to show for it. I think that's a very, very unusual circumstance in any game. Usually when you do have an opportunity for those things to take place, and quite frankly, there probably could have been more. We could have had another, at least one more interception. We didn't take advantage of anything and that's disappointing," Coughlin said. "Momentum, the ebb and the flow, teams are going to surge, teams are going to have their plays, people are going to make plays, there's going to be things that come up in the course of the game that give you an opportunity to take advantage of. I was just disappointed we didn't do any of that no matter when they came."