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Giants focusing on task at hand

Giants safety Antrel Rolle celebrates with Quintin Demps

Giants safety Antrel Rolle celebrates with Quintin Demps after intercepting a pass against the Houston Texans in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 21, 2014. Photo Credit: AP

Shocking quotes Friday from the Giants' locker room (which, by the way, is shaped like a football from the inside) . . .

Cornerback Antrel Rolle: "Don't ask me no questions about last Sunday. I'm not answering questions about last Sunday. It's this week. This game. Nothing we did last week was obviously good enough. We lost a game last week; not the end of the world. We don't need to change anything. We know how to win. Last week is last week."

Wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (signed Tuesday by the Giants -- his fourth NFL team -- and possibly in line for immediate duty with Victor Cruz lost for the season): "We all know Victor won't be there to help us, but it's an opportunity for some other guys to show what they can do. The way this transition has been going is made a lot easier just by how good Eli [Manning] is at getting things across to the guys that he's going to be looking for in the game. Any time a guy like Eli wants to talk to you, you better have your pen ready and be all ears."

Ogletree is ensuring that he is prepared "by just trying to be the last one to leave here. Looking around and making sure I'm not getting out of here too early."

Wide receiver Rueben Randle, whose 28 receptions lead the team (though Cruz accounted for 90 more reception yards than Randle in the first six games): "Same talk. Same strategy. We're just taking what they give us, and my job is to get open, whether it be downfield or short underneath, I gotta make the catch. That's my first thought."

Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul: "Not angry at all [about last week's 27-0 loss to Philadelphia]. You know, we let it go. As a team of brothers, we know what we have to do. This is the game of football. You're going to win some and lose some. All we have to do is play some great football and we'll be all right."


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