Careful what you wish for, Ronde
My theory was proven when Ronde Barber was quoted by the New York media saying that of course they wanted to play the Giants. He talked about how New York wins ugly and how Eli Manning is inconsistent at QB. It's simply amazing Barber said that. The Giants win ugly? Does he watch his offense from the sideline? The Giants are 16th in offense, the Bucs are 18th. The Giants are fourth in run offense, the Bucs are 11th. The Bucs may be better in passing offense -- Tampa Bay is 16th while New York is 21st -- but in the only stat that really matters, the Giants are 14th in points scored while the Bucs are 18th. Barber might want to go down the hall and make sure his offense is ready to play on Sunday.
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