T-Rock's Take on the Giants
“It never gets easier, because every year the principals involved are different,” said Tom Coughlin of making roster decisions on cut-down day. “My gut starts bothering me about two days before. The day of it I get the headache and the whole bit that goes with it. When you speak to these kids and you work with them and you see them, you do see their effort and what they put forth and how important...Read more »
We had a nice conversation with David Carr yesterday in which he spoke about the development of Ryan Nassib, reflected on his own NFL preseason debut, and talked about a number of other things.
Carr was very gracious in saying that he wanted to help Nassib succeed this preseason. It may sound odd, considering that Carr and Nassib are theoretically battling for roster spots against each other...Read more »
Curtis Painter is only the second quarterback in NFL history to be a teammate of both Peyton and Eli Manning (Jared Lorenzen spent a preseason with the Colts in 2008). Painter spent three seasons with the Colts and was signed by the Giants early this offseason. So who better to talk about the brothers?
“They’re very similar,” Painter said. “Their football knowledge is so special to be around,...Read more »
In four seasons with the Giants, David Carr has played in only 11 games and thrown just 48 passes. At age 33 – he’ll turn 34 this summer – Carr feels he is at his peak as an NFL quarterback.
“Experience-wise I feel pretty comfortable playing football right now and physically I don’t feel like I’ve lost anything,” the former No. 1 overall draft pick said. “When you’re young you don’t know anything...Read more »