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Rolle Rips Teammates For Not Practicing Following Loss


The New York Giants playoff chances took a huge hit today with their 23-10 loss to the Redskins. Antrel Rolle who never shys away from giving his opinion, put it out there after the loss.

“Do I know we’re a great team? Yeah. Are we playing like a great team? No,” said Rolle, told the New York Daily News. “But it’s all about actions. It’s not about words. Honestly, right now my words mean absolutely nothing. Sometimes we go out there and we play like we’re coming to play football. Sometimes we go out there and just take the field. It’s not good enough.”

“If you’re going to go out here and play the game on Sunday, you need to be out there with your men throughout the week,” Rolle said. “I’ve been nicked up all year long. A lot of other people have been nicked up all year long. We go out there and we’re fighting. I don’t know. I ain’t the coach, man. I’m not trying to be the coach and I’m not trying to say what he should do or shouldn’t do. But I feel as teammates we need to hold each other more accountable.”


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6 Responses to “Rolle Rips Teammates For Not Practicing Following Loss”

  1. Big Daddy says:

    The way he played he should not be talking about other players. Poor veteran leadership, too much talk not enough plays made.

    I have one thing to say to Rolle, SHUT UP!!!

    Why Coughlin has not been able to muzzle this locker room cancer is another sign of his inability to have the correct control over the team. Some people may be surprised that I call him a locker room cancer. Look at him, he has made few plays and called out other players, that to me is a cancer, pointing fingers. The first point should be at himself.

    If there is anybody on the defense that should be calling his team out it’s JPP, who made a huge mistake yesterday but overall has been the only bright spot. A one man wrecking crew.

  2. bd98711 says:

    You have to be very flexible and talented to stick your foot in your mouth and down your throat. Rolle has managed to do that with ease.

  3. Jason C. says:

    I’m in the minority, but I agree with every word this guy says, it’s funny how all of you talk about lack of vocal leaders and then the first guy that says something you’re all looking to shut him up. Maybe that’s why guys like Tuck and Eli keep quiet in situations like this, because a good deal of their fans are morons who not only know what they want, but also know it’s exactly what they don’t want.

    • bd98711 says:

      Theres a difference between saying something and saying something stupid.

    • Mike K says:

      Agreed. Rolle didn’t single anyone out that I can see, he talked about the team being accountable to themselves. Used the word “we” a lot. I think Rolle has been better than given credit for this year. Worth the contract? No, probably not. But overall, the problem with the defense has *not* been Rolle. And with a better DC I think he’ll show why he was worth the money.

      Strahan was also considered a loud-mouth who wouldn’t shut up…until the Giants won the Superbowl and it was in part b/c of his veteran leadership. Guys like Strahan and Rolle…they aren’t going to shut their mouths when the team is losing. A team that is ready to win, they’re an asset. Keep Rolle around, put some good coaching and a few better players on defense around him, and you’ll be happy…

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