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Rolle: Giants making playoffs 'without a doubt'

Posted on: December 7, 2011 9:55 am
Edited on: December 7, 2011 10:21 am
By Will Brinson

One week ago, things looked pretty bleak for the New York Giants' postseason hopes. And if the playoffs started today, the Giants would be sitting at home.

But because the Giants flirted with breaking the Packers perfection, and because Dallas and Jason Garrett iced themselves, there's reason to be hopeful in New York. Or boastful, if you're Antrel Rolle.

"You ask will we make the playoffs?" Rolle said on WFAN in New York on Tuesday, per the New York Post. "Without a doubt. We will be in that postseason. And we all know once you get in that post season, that record is 0-0, let’s go to work."

Making a guarantee for a postseason spot is a bit aggressive, especially for a team riding a four-game losing streak and sitting one game back of the Cowboys in the NFC East race. (Though the two teams play Sunday night and again in Week 17.)

The good news for the Giants is that even though they lost Sunday, they probably had the "best" loss of any NFC wild-card contenders, and Rolle seems to understand that part.

"I like being able to dictate the outcome of how our season’s going to end or how it’s going to continue to go into the postseason," Rolle said. "We have total control, we are fully aware of that. If we go out there and we play with the intensity and emotion and passion we had this last Sunday, man, those teams are in trouble."

Of course, if the Giants played with the same intensity/emotion/passion they played with on Sunday against the Packers, they probably wouldn't have lost to the Eagles in Week 11 and they probably wouldn't have gotten whipped by 25 points by the Saints on Sunday night in Week 12.

But Rolle will get his chance on Sunday night to prove that he's right.

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Since: Dec 7, 2006
Posted on: December 7, 2011 6:33 pm

Rolle: Giants making playoffs 'without a doubt'

@ THE MORON EAGLE FAN  what's more classless?  Saying you're gonna win out and make the playoffs or wishing the Giants players injuries so they dont make the playoffs...hmmm you must of been one of the 50,000 morons cheering when Michael Irving blew out his knew on your crappy terf in that old court house you called Veterans Stadium.  Classes is defined by Philadelphia's fans...period.  To have a need for a courthouse in your stadium speaks volumes about the class of people that live are a troll.  Enjoy that team you got there...they really brought it this year. 

Since: Nov 18, 2008
Posted on: December 7, 2011 5:30 pm

Rolle: Giants making playoffs 'without a doubt'

Rolle needs to keep his mouth shut and just play.  

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: December 7, 2011 11:17 am

Rolle: Giants making playoffs 'without a doubt'

bwhahaha, funniest I ever did sawed on here!!  A philty fan calling another team "classless"!!!  ohhh man, my sides hurt!

Skunk Eagles
Since: Sep 29, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 11:06 am
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Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: December 7, 2011 10:43 am

Rolle: Giants making playoffs 'without a doubt'

Well I guess if Rolle says so they must be a lock Undecided

Since: Oct 9, 2009
Posted on: December 7, 2011 10:15 am

Rolle: Giants 'without a doubt' to make playoffs

He may be right, knowing how unpredictable the NFC east is...The Skins were 4-1 and everyone was talking play-offs, the Eagles had a week or two when they were contenders, the Giants looked pretty good until their losing streak, and Dallas looked to have it wrapped up until last week. With two head-to-head games remaining vs. Dallas and one more against Washington, there seems to be more than a slim chance they get in. Chicago will lose out down the stretch, and Atlanta can't get it together either, so the wild-card is also wide open. Bradshaw is getting healthy just in time, but that D, including Rolle needs to tighten up or it's just talk.

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