Excerpt: "The moment of relief came in the Giants’ post-game locker room.
They had just pulled off an impressive comeback in wild fashion to defeat the Buccaneers, 41-34, and coachTom Coughlin did not hide how proud he was of his players. He told them they could make the necessary corrections, as long as they keep playing with their hearts.
“The second half you did not believe you were out of it,” Coughlin said, via video posted on Giants.com, “and you won a football game that most would have said was gone.”
And then, as his players came in to break down the huddle, he said, “We are 1-1, now. Thank God.”
There you have it. The defending Super Bowl Giants were on the brink of starting their season 0-2, until a brilliant fourth quarter in which Eli Manning passed for 243 yards and the Giants scored 25 points. And yes, they were relieved." Read more...