INDIANAPOLIS -- Antrel Rolle said he didn't mind when Chris Canty told New Yorkers to get ready for a victory parade. In fact, he probably appreciated the heads up. It gave him a chance to decide what to wear.

"I back him," Rolle said Thursday of Grand Marshall Canty's proclamation this week. "We wouldn't be here if we didn't expect to win this game. That's our attitude. And if the parade is on Tuesday, I will be there . . . in my 'At The End Of The Day' T-shirt."

Yes, Rolle and his new clothing line -- rollegear.com -- are set to have shirts made up with the words that he uttered probably a million times this year. It was a phrase that he relied on over and over in radio and newspaper interviews, until one day his sister called his attention to it. He's pretty much stopped using it, but now he said he's ready to put it on a T-shirt.

"If we win this game, on the float Tuesday, I will have my 'At The End Of The Day' T-shirt," he promised. "I will have 'At The End Of The Day' T-shirts on deck. They will be there."

 

Reese got smarter

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General manager Jerry Reese chuckled at the way he is perceived by fans and media.

"It's just part of it," he said. "Last year, we win 10 games and we don't qualify for the tournament and you're not that smart. This time, we win nine games, win a division, less games, and now it seems I'm pretty smart again. It just comes with the territory and that's just part of it."

 

Giant steps

CB Corey Webster (hamstring), LB Jacquian Williams (foot) and WR Hakeem Nicks (shoulder) participated fully in practice after being limited Wednesday. DE Osi Umenyiora (ankle/knee) was limited both days . . . The Giants will have their final full practice of the season Friday. They'll have a short walk-through on Saturday to put the final touches on their preparation for the game.