Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Giants Quotes

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Giants Quotes

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EAST RUTHERFORD — Here's what the Giants were saying after Sunday's embarrassing 51-17 loss to the Rams before a crowd of 76,877 at MetLife Stadium:

(Did this team quit today?)

"No. The team didn't quit today."

(How shocked are you by a team that's rested and coming off the bye and they perform like this?)

"Disappointed. I'm disappointed. Expected us to come out and play a better football game than we played. We have it in us. It's my job to get it out of us."

(What do you make of all the empty seats?)

I'm focused on the game. Focused on the players. Trying to put them in a position to be successful. I'm not focused on the stands."

(At what point do you have to start looking ahead since playoffs are out of the question?)

You really can't look from my chair too far ahead. But, you also have to look at getting some players some reps in the game. So, we'll take a look and see if there's any players that we can give reps to that have a chance to be a part of our future."

(Does that include the quarterback?)

"That includes everybody."

(Are you worried at all about your own situation?)

Not at all.

(You're 1-7 and you're not scoring many points. Why do you say you're not worried about your own situation?)

"My situation doesn't have anything to do with it. We have to get ready to play a ball game next week. That's counterproductive."

(Is this the most embarrassing loss?)

"Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, definitely, man. Wej've got 51 points [scored] on us at home. Away, I can understand, I can't understand 51, but I can understand because it's away. But being home, I can't understand that."

(Do you have to look at it like everyone's job is on the line?)

"Yeah, everyone's on the line. I look at it at 1-6, 1-7, how we come in here, we've been in jeopardy. I mean, all you can do is take eight games and finish how we should have started. …

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