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Giants news, 4/22: Dave Gettleman doesn’t care what you think

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“I like my resume so far.”

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Think Giants GM Dave Gettleman cares what anyone outside the Giants organization thinks about his decisions? I keep telling you he doesn’t, and what he said during a recent one-on-one lunch with Steve Politi backs that up.

There’s this:

“I think some people are still missing it,” the Giants general manager told NJ Advance Media in a wide-ranging 30-minute interview. “Football is the ultimate team game. If all 11 guys aren’t doing the right thing, you’re not going to be successful.

“There’s more to it than just collecting talent. There is a cultural thing to it that’s critical. I have not been on a team that’s gone to a Super Bowl that’s had a culture problem.”

Did he have one with the Giants?

“Not anymore,” he said with a satisfied smile.

And this:

“What I find interesting, there are people reporting and making judgments on what I do and how I do my job who don’t know the game, who have never been involved with a team, and have just been on the outside looking in,” Gettleman said. “That’s not your fault, by the way. It’s just the way it is. But the problem is, to me, is when a reporter makes a judgment and doesn’t have all the information. That’s a thing I just shake my head at.” ...

“I’ve been to seven Super Bowls,” he said. “I feel very strongly that I know what it should look like, what it should smell like, what it should taste like. And, so, you can look at me and say, well, I either know what I’m doing or I’m a big fat rabbit’s foot. Neither one’s bad, right? I like my resume so far.”

Take the time to read this. It tells you bluntly that Gettleman believes he knows what he’s doing, and doesn’t care if you disagree.

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