Perry Fewell puts Tony Romo in same company as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady
Hopefully for Giants fans, Perry Fewell's game plan on Sunday is a little more detailed than what he revealed Thursday as the key to stopping Tony Romo.
"You just have to hope he has a bad day," Fewell said.
Romo hasn't had too many bad days so far this year. He's thrown 21 touchdown passes and only six interceptions, and Fewell put him in the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks.
"He's seen it all," Fewell said. "In my mind, he's like Peyton [Manning] and Tom Brady and those guys. He's been in the league for a long time. He's seen every coverage known to man."
Fewell said there is a danger in "disguising yourself out of position" when it comes to coverages, especially when Romo rolls out of the pocket quickly as he has done in recent games against the Giants.
Safety Will Hill joked that Romo's fast passes are a sign that he doesn't like the Giants' defensive linemen.
"I would get the ball out quick, too," he said.
Weather the storm
The last time Steve Weatherford punted in a windy MetLife Stadium, it did not go well. That was against the Raiders two weeks ago and he had four punts that averaged 30.3 yards with a net of 30.5. The forecast Sunday calls for windy conditions.
"I'm just going to go out there and stick with my technique and not try to make too many adjustments," he said.
"When it's really windy like that, [you can't] try to get too cute and kick the balls out of bounds. I think that's maybe something the last time we played I was trying to do too much instead of just trying to hit a clean ball."
All 53 Giants practiced Thursday, although seven of them were limited including starters DE Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder), WR Hakeem Nicks (abdomen) and CB Trumaine McBride (hip) . . . Special teams coordinator Tom Quinn said he was happy with the play of kickoff returner Michael Cox last week (although he was disappointed by the blocking for him) and likely will stick with the rookie at the position.