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Giants' Eli Manning: Losing has been tough for coach Tom Coughlin

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on after

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on after his team surrendered a touchdown on a punt return in the fourth quarter of a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Credit: Jim McIsaac

Losing hurts.

"I think everybody's suffering," Eli Manning said of the 0-2 Giants on Wednesday. "No one enjoys this scenario."

One guy it seems to affect particularly hard is Tom Coughlin, the coach who always has said he takes responsibility for the losses and has had to do so quite a lot in these last two seasons.

"You see coach Coughlin, he doesn't enjoy it," Manning said. "We don't want to be in this situation, we want to get out of it. We want to get a win and get things going and get a good feeling back in this locker room and get some excitement. We definitely want to get back going for everybody's relief and don't want to keep taking a ripping from him after games."

Manning noted that he and Coughlin have been through trying times together "and we've come out of it before." The quarterback said that he's not surprised by how invested Coughlin remains in the week-to-week results.

"I know he loves it," Manning said. "He loves what he's doing, he loves coaching football and the preparation that goes with it and going out there, I know he enjoys to win and hates to lose, and I don't think that will ever change."

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