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BetterthenU
12-19-2011, 03:12 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.

bigjeep
12-19-2011, 03:24 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.
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SweetZombieJesus
12-19-2011, 03:27 PM
Same here and I bet it's happening inside the locker room too.

You can only have your heart ripped out so many times. Last year's Eagles game, for example.

Coughlin's tenure has been many examples of these disasters in big spots. Let's walk down memory lane.

2005 - opening round of playoffs at home - lose to Panthers 23-0
2008 - opening round of playoffs at home - lose to Eagles 23-11
2009 - lose last ever game at Giants Stadium with playoffs on the line -- 41-9
2010 - meltdown against Eagles with NFC East on the line; following week no-show against Green Bay with playoffs still on the line

There's more, such as last Sunday but you get the picture.

How many of these deflating gutless no-shows can we take?

Collapses in 7 out of 8 years, we're all numbed to it by now. There are just some fans who are in denial. Maybe it won't happen for the 8th time in 9 years next season...

You get your hopes up after the 5-2 start again...

http://www.wirelesscowboys.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/lucy-football1.jpg

buddy33
12-19-2011, 03:29 PM
Yeah, it looks like only a hand full of guys are playing and really care. The rest of them are laughing at the fans and can't wait to get home and spend their millions.

BlueJayC
12-19-2011, 03:41 PM
Unfortunately I still get all worked up win or lose......this season more than any has taken years off my life with the last second wins and losses.......but thankfully that blowout I was hoping for came through this weekend......to bad the Giants were on the wrong end of it.

jakegibbs
12-19-2011, 03:59 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.


I find it hard to believe that only a few guys out of the 53 care whether they win or lose the games or not.

I guess seeing is believing but I've always thought a part of them died when they lost a game especially if it meant a chance at the playoffs.

I guess I need to take a hard look into the mirrow. I've wasted my life since Feb 2008 with visions of majesty going through my mind of another SB victory by my beloved NY Giants.

I got ill yesterday after that game but I need to really just not care anymore. Isn't that what you're saying?

How can you just care a little without going all in?
How do you set your mind? Do you not get chill bumps all over just before the opening kickoff?

When you see Rolles laying down in front of the reciever on a 3rd & 17 how do you not let that get under your skin?

When you see Nicks not once but twice drop TD passes that you say to yourself how did he not catch it again you say that doesn't bother you anymore?

When you see Eli throwing those pics with the game on the line it doesn't really bother you?

Let me ask you if by some mirical the NYG's rise from the depths of utter defeat & march on to another SB win this year you still won't give a hoot if they win it all?

I don't know if I decided to be that way I think I'd just not watch them play anymore.

Who cares win or lose right well then you'll never have the utter thrill I went through during SB 42?

I don't know if I want to give the chance of that opportunity away. Oh I remember the Hail Manning like it was yesterday. What a play...What a victory.. What a season.

I think I'll be all in a little while longer but thanks for your insite anyway. Just not for me.

giantsforce
12-19-2011, 04:03 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.
I posted something similar years ago and I got attacked viciously by the homers here. My, how times change!

blueomaha
12-19-2011, 04:09 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.
this...i've been riding this roller coaster a long time....

nihan87
12-19-2011, 04:17 PM
The fire is gone from this team, and its not a recent thing. I haven't seen them play hard and dominate for a few years now. It sucks to get so excited to see them play every week and they just disappoint. </P>


Hell playoffs this year? If we even get in, I am sure no one shows up to that game and we lose. It sucks Eli has had such a great year for himself with a defense that just gave up. </P>


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JMGGIANTS
12-19-2011, 04:22 PM
Yes to the OP. I agree 100% with you. For me it is a sad period as a Giant fan.

I looked forward to watching Giant football like a kid looking forward to opening up presents on X-Mas day. For me it is a big loss knowing that we care more as fans than the players do. It is like having a piece of your heart ripped out. You know it is bad when dismal performances like yesterday are no surprise. I laughed yesterday, I didn't get very upset. Just remind yourself of the players smiling and laughing as they soicalize with the opposing players after the game. I used to be ready to punch a wall then I see the players smiling and laughing.

jakegibbs
12-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Yes to the OP. I agree 100% with you. For me it is a sad period as a Giant fan.

I looked forward to watching Giant football like a kid looking forward to opening up presents on X-Mas day. For me it is a big loss knowing that we care more as fans than the players do. It is like having a piece of your heart ripped out. You know it is bad when dismal performances like yesterday are no surprise. I laughed yesterday, I didn't get very upset. Just remind yourself of the players smiling and laughing as they soicalize with the opposing players after the game. I used to be ready to punch a wall then I see the players smiling and laughing.

That picture of Justin Tuck sitting on the bench late yesterday afternoon was one of dispair & agony.

He was not taking the loss well but I can't speak for the rest of the team. But that look he had with his head hung down said it all for me.

He's a keeper in my book hurt or not he doesn't want to lose. Winning matters to him I truely believe. Can't say that for all the players thought but you'd think they'd all hate losing.

If you hate somehting bad enough you'll do something about it is all I can say.

MikeIsaGiant
12-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Yeah I thought this thread read "the emotional TOOL" so I opened and was read to discuss Tuck.

threenout
12-19-2011, 05:08 PM
great post, it says it all. They suck you in that you begin to care again but then a performance like this past Sunday rips your guts out. Life is to short to waste time, energy and emotion on these clowns.
They obviously don't really care about their performance so we should we

NYGiants2120
12-19-2011, 05:15 PM
I used to be more bummed out after losses. However, I have got to the point that i wont allow myself to care that much anymore. This team, and the other teams the last 3 years have no heart, or desire. And because of that, why should I care as much? There has been way too much talking, and complaining by these guys, and not enough doing. So, yeah I root hard, and get emotional during the game because I love the Giants. But I cant bring myself to getting down about losses anymore, because very few guys on the field seem to care.
Good post, i agree with you man. You can't get to into and care to much because they always let us down. sad but its the truth

Mr Excitement
12-19-2011, 05:33 PM
Same here and I bet it's happening inside the locker room too.

You can only have your heart ripped out so many times. Last year's Eagles game, for example.

Coughlin's tenure has been many examples of these disasters in big spots. Let's walk down memory lane.

2005 - opening round of playoffs at home - lose to Panthers 23-0
2008 - opening round of playoffs at home - lose to Eagles 23-11
2009 - lose last ever game at Giants Stadium with playoffs on the line -- 41-9
2010 - meltdown against Eagles with NFC East on the line; following week no-show against Green Bay with playoffs still on the line

There's more, such as last Sunday but you get the picture.

How many of these deflating gutless no-shows can we take?

Collapses in 7 out of 8 years, we're all numbed to it by now. There are just some fans who are in denial. Maybe it won't happen for the 8th time in 9 years next season...

You get your hopes up after the 5-2 start again...

http://www.wirelesscowboys.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/lucy-football1.jpg


Excellent post!

a4gmen
12-19-2011, 05:48 PM
You beat me to it. I was going to post something similar.Very well said,I feel the same way.

BetterthenU
12-19-2011, 05:49 PM
Dont get me wrong, I will watch every game, and root hard every week. Especially for certain guys (JPP, Cruz, Eli, Ballard). But I cant in my right mind get upset over a loss with this group. Too many comments by Rolle, or Jacobs (the fast *** car being delivered was it for me with him). So come Sunday, if they win, I will of course be thrilled, and if they lose, so be it. Once the organization gets some guys back in who play all out, I am may change back, but until then....not a chance.