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Friday, September 5, 2008
What they're saying about Big Blue

By Dan Graziano
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

NEW YORK -- After catching a couple of hours sleep this morning, I woke up and read all the local newspapers. In Dallas, that takes me about 30 minutes. Here, you can spend an entire morning.

Before I provide several links, let me tell you about Tom Coughlin's demeanor in the postgame locker room. I half-expected him to dwell on his team's plodding ways in the second half, but instead, he seemed to have this huge sense of relief. He's grown tired of all the Super Bowl hangover talk, and he seemed pleased to be discussing the start of a new season. I watched him stop by several of his players' lockers to crack jokes and then he gave me a playful shove as he walked past. Not quite sure what the protocol is for responding to a playful Coughlin shove, so I'm open to ideas.

Most of us never expected his complexion to recover from that bitter cold night in Green Bay, but on this night, he looked rather normal. Now, let's take a look at what folks are saying about the Giants' victory: