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Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

Posted on: December 21, 2011 3:19 pm
 
Tom Coughlin wasn't thrilled with the loss to the Redskins. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

Breaking news: Rex Ryan likes to talk about the Jets and how dangerous they are. On Monday, he made sure that the world knows, in advance of a Christmas Eve New York matchup, that while the Giants are an "excellent" team, "I think we're better."

Giants coach Tom Coughlin was asked about Ryan's comments during his Wednesday press conference, and his response was, well, what you'd expect out of Coughlin -- he thinks "talk is cheap."

"I just say, regardless of the talk, it will be decided at one o’clock Saturday afternoon," Coughlin said. "Regardless of what is said. Talk is cheap, play the game."

Coughlin appeared pretty exasperated at his presser, and it's hard to blame him. The Giants breathed new life into their season by taking down the Cowboys two weeks ago, and then turned right back around and tried to kill it off again with a devastating loss to Washington on Sunday.

This Saturday, they're in a full-on elimination match, as a loss would put them at 7-8. Even if the Cowboys lost out, the Eagles (who play Dallas on Saturday) would win the NFC East tiebreaker.

Coughlin knows that, and he's fully aware that engaging in a public war of words won't do his team any good, even though he might use Ryan's willingness to talk to his advantage.

"Perhaps," Coughlin said when asked if he'd used the Jets talk to motivate his team.

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Since: Oct 19, 2007
Posted on: December 26, 2011 11:00 pm
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

Hey Ryan.. Look where all your trashtalking has gotten you and the Jets.  



Since: Oct 22, 2007
Posted on: December 25, 2011 10:30 am
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

brain8troll, the Cowboys do stink....you're right about that. But, unlike you with your Jets, I recognize that and don't talk trash about them. And as bad as the Cowboys may be right now, they'll still never be as horrible and useless as the Jets. And you will always be a useless troll living in your parents' basement. I guess it's kind of poetic in a way.....fans like you go well with the classless coach your team has.


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: December 24, 2011 7:08 pm
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Since: Aug 31, 2008
Posted on: December 24, 2011 3:45 pm
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

Maybe now Rex will keep his mouth shut.Running your mouth all the time doesn't always go your way,Coughlin on the other hand isn't much better,he reminds me of a mouse..Anyways the Jets are very overrated as are many teams..The Giants are choke artist and with Rex talken smack it only makes his team look like crap when they can't back up their words..


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: December 24, 2011 1:11 am
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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: December 24, 2011 12:03 am
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

Might be more believable if you did not come into a JETS threasd that I was in and make a comment trying to  a fight which is the definition of STALKING and Trolling.So please leave me alone.  

It's a thread on CBS sports "Bri-Bri" ...... I can join any conversation I feel like joining and there isn't a damn thing you're going to do about it.   Have you noticed that you get SLAMMED by multiple people from various cities in every single thread you join?  

Just warning people that you're useless.  Your only goal is to challenge people, run away from the challenge when somebody accepts and then report them to CBS every time they insult you after that.

Punk. 


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: December 23, 2011 10:41 pm
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Since: Oct 5, 2007
Posted on: December 23, 2011 10:02 pm
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

Yeah same here - brian8ball is in the basement of his parents home at 36 hoping to get a job some day.

The JETS are the way they are because of the NY Jet fans like brian8ball, in the basement with his 8 ball.

The Giants are going to win by 7 at the very least, and Eli is going to have a big game.  Sanchez is going to get his a** kicked in a big way - and the Jets D is not as good as last year.  This is an outside observation from a Pats fan that absolutetly hates the Jets (I admit it) but respect the Giants in a big way.

This fat brained coach, if he loses, is close to his job but think they will keep him into next year.  Once he loses this week the Jets fans will have a sudden revelation about what is going on there, not much.

Seasons greetings and Merry Christmas!!!!  


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: December 23, 2011 8:41 pm
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Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: December 23, 2011 8:01 pm
 

Coughlin on Rex: 'Talk is cheap, play the game'

I don't understand why Ryan has to say every year that the Jets are going to win the superbowl. Every team in the league says it to themselves, says it to their team, says it to the owner, since he is paying the checks. TO tell the media everytime the ask him a question, that the Jets are good enough ti win the superbowl, makes me thonk he has Turret's syndrome. 


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