Post-game quotebook: Giants’ players admit embarrassment, but not giving up
The phrase “embarrassment” retains coming up regarding the New York Giants’ 51-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. There can also be the notion that the 1-7 Giants received embarrassed, not less than partially, as a result of they give up.
Giants players will cop to being embarrassed. As they need to. By the outcomes on Sunday. By being 1-7. By all the headlines generated by the in-season suspensions of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins. They will not, nevertheless, admit that anybody within the locker room has given up.
“Yeah, this was embarrassing,” stated Landon Collins, who tried to flee earlier than chatting with reporters, but ended up surrounded by reporters within the hallway outdoors the locker room.
“Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, definitely, man,” stated Rodgers-Cromartie when requested if this was the workforce’s most embarrassing loss. “We’ve got 51 points 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.”
“I think you should take it to heart,” stated defensive deal with Jay Bromley. “You should take it to heart looking at that scoreboard as far as being a defense.”
Rookie tight finish Evan Engram was one of many lone brilliant spots for the Giants, catching 4 passes for 70 yards. Engram, although, couldn’t take any solace in his play.
“As a competitor with the amount of work we put in, yeah. It was pretty embarrassing, just as the team we know we are and know who we can be. That wasn’t us today.”
The shedding is unquestionably carrying on the Giants’ first-round choose.
“It’s tough. Definitely learning early how tough it is to win in this league. It is what it is. I come in every day to work. First year, 10th year; it’s tough to lose. It’s definitely tough,” he stated. “We’ve got to stick together. We’ve got to stick together and got to put the work in when we get back on Tuesday. Look ourselves in the mirror and keep working, keep fighting and staying together.”
Running again Orleans Darkwa, one other brilliant spot with 71 yards on 16 carries, volunteered that he was embarrassed with out being requested that immediately.
“The score indicates what happened. We just didn’t play well in all three phases and they’re a good team. Their record shows and we just didn’t play well, point blank simple,” Darkwa stated. It’s embarrassing. Especially on our dwelling discipline like that. We don’t wish to carry out like that.”
Just don’t inform the players it seemed like they give up.
“Mistakes, mistakes, mistakes. Mistakes cost us the game,” stated defensive finish Jason Pierre-Paul. “I felt like the effort was there, just big mistakes. Big mistakes cost us. You can’t fumble the ball, you can’t turn over the ball, period. Big mistakes cost us the game. At the end of the day, you can’t point the finger at nobody. Nobody is trying to point the finger. We just have to come back out here and play some football.”
There’s no give up on this group. Mistakes by us and nice performs by the opponent is why the consequence was what it was. Nobody gave up! Never!
— Damon Harrison (@BigDame900) November 5, 2017
Darkwa wasn’t shopping for that the players had given up.
“No. We’ve got a lot of fighters in this room on this team. I don’t think anybody is laying down for anybody. At the end of the day, we’re playing the game that we love, so if anybody is trying to lay down for a team then they don’t need to be here,” Darkwa stated. “But I think we’ve got the right guys in the room that are going to fight until the end. We have the trust in this coaching staff, so we’ve got to go out there and fight and I think we will.”
Collins stated the Giants would “never” give up.
“We’re still fighting,” he stated. I don’t really feel like anyone’s give up on the workforce. I see it as follow.”
Take all of that for what it’s price. Players are by no means going to admit that they, or a few of their teammates, didn’t give most effort. The efficiency, although, speaks for itself.