On comparing this team to last year’s…
“I think you have to prepare for this year and understand what our circumstances are and who are players are, we have different teammates and different guys and it’s a new season and we just got our confidence will come from the players that we have in this locker room. Our character, our inspiration, our coaches getting us a great game plan and the fact that we can go out there and play at a high level.”
On finishing the season strong…
“This is a playoff game for us, we have to win or otherwise we out. The guys know it, I know it, and I’m going to give it my best shot.”
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In their “second season,” the Giants are 2-2 since the Week 11 bye, having alternated wins and losses. They are, however, on the down end of that trend, and Antrel Rolle was asked on his weekly WFAN spot what happened in the 34-0 loss to Atlanta.
“Basically nothing, nothing happened on our end,” Rolle told Joe and Evan on Tuesday. “I really don’t know. It just seems like wherever there’s an up, there’s a down, and I think that pretty much causes us to be a very inconsistent team. It just seems like no matter what phase of the game it was, they were extremely successful and we were very unsuccessful.”
As the Giants prepare for the Ravens – a team that has clinched a playoff spot but has lost three games in a row – Rolle won’t make any comparisons to last year’s Super Bowl run.
“We accept all challenges as Giants,” Rolle said. “We made it hard for ourselves, we made our own bed, and now we’ve got to go lie in it.”
He added: “A lot of talk is, ‘Well, the Giants have done it before , this is what they’re known for.’ Let me tell you, every year presents a different challenge. Every year, the team is going to be a different team. There is no crystal ball. There is no saying that things will happen the same way they did last year. We’ve got to go out there, we’ve got to make it happen.”
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Tags: Antrel Rolle
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