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Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Posted on: January 17, 2012 9:49 am
 
Rolle isn't afraid to speak his mind. It's just that sometimes it backfires. (Getty Images)

By Ryan Wilson

It's one thing for Jason Pierre-Paul to declare that the Giants would beat the Packers because, well, he apparently knows what he's talking about. ("We’re going to win," Pierre-Paul said after New York beat Atlanta. "One hundred percent we’re going to win ... because we’re the best.")

It's something else when Antrel Rolle makes similar proclamations; his track record in such endeavors is far from spotless. In fact, it's pretty embarrassing.

The Redskins somehow managed to sweep the Giants this season and following their Week 1 win, Rolle went on the radio and said, "As a team and organization we know that the Washington Redskins are not a better team than us. We know that. Hands down. If we played them 100 times they might win five."

Washington would win again when the two teams met 14 weeks later.

Now, five days from the NFC Championship Game, Rolle is again making with the guarantees.

"I might be a little biased, but in our minds, we can’t be beat,” Rolle said via the New York Daily News' Peter Botte. “We’re extremely confident and we’ve given ourselves the reasons to feel that way. We have to continue to give ourselves those reasons, and we will. We have no doubts. It’s right there at the tip of our tongues.”

Rolle's comments aren't unreasonable (well, except that part about winning being on the "tip of our tongues" -- but we knew what he meant); the Giants did just beat the defending Super Bowl champs who went 15-1 during the 2011 regular season. And unlike his observations about the Redskins' inadequacies, Rolle didn't call out the 49ers. He just spoke to how well New York has been playing.

“You can put an All-Star team in front of us, and we’re going to go out there and compete,” he continued. “We don’t fold. No matter what happens, if there’s a bad call, or things aren’t going our way, we’re not going to break. We’re not going to lose focus on what’s at stake and our ultimate goal.”

Rolle's right about that last part: the Giants were hosed twice against the Packers and it didn't matter; they still blew Green Bay out at home. There's something to be said for that, especially since New York has to travel to San Francisco next weekend.

And while we don't have any issues with Rolle's latest remarks, we'd still feel a lot better if they came from JPP. Because, really, there's nothing more shameful than getting called out by Rex Grossman for being bad at your job.

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Comments

Since: Dec 15, 2010
Posted on: January 18, 2012 7:31 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

This is to all you buttheads out there who claim that Rolle is saying that we will beat the niners..He is not ssying thst. He says that is their mindset and if it werent, I wouldnt want any player on my team that didnt think they would win because they are losers. Let your team's players think they are loser. The Giants can think they will win  all they want and so far they doing just fine
Yowsa,
GO GIANTS



Since: Dec 15, 2010
Posted on: January 18, 2012 7:25 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Revenge? Didnt the Patsies have a chance earlier this year for that? Patsies, Dont make me laugh.ROFLMAO




Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 7:21 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Do I have to be close with the team to know that Brooklyn mouth ???

LOL....In this case yes. The Pats are preping for the Ravens and your making comments about them being focused on the Giants smarta$$.


Everyone with half a brain knows the Patriots remember that game and would therefore be focused on getting a measure of revenge against the Giants.

Yep...But your the only one with a half a brain making silly comments about revenge based only on your opinion.

And just for the record, I never said the Giants had no chance against the Pats in 2007. Nor did I make the same prediction last week against the Packers.

And just for the record I never said you did. How stupid are you? I drew a parrallel because you're the fool saying the Giants will lose if the play the Patriots in the SB this year. Get it?

YOU, on the other hand, have been running your mouth quite a bit. We'll see how smart-alecky mouth is if the Giants lose to any of the remaining teams.

Actually, between me and you, its been only you running your mouth...Re-read my post and see if you can comprehend my comments. I never shot the 9ers down, I never boosted the Giants were without a doubt going to win..You on the other had have been saying the Giants will lose for all of your unintelligent reasons.

You belong on the Jets fanbase. Lots of mouth.

So says the man who claims Eli is due for 3 pick night and Jacobs will fumble.....How stupid are you.....Better yet can you see how silly you look?....NAAAA Your too dumb.




Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 5:51 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Do I have to be close with the team to know that Brooklyn mouth ??? Everyone with half a brain knows the Patriots remember that game and would therefore be focused on getting a measure of revenge against the Giants.

And just for the record, I never said the Giants had no chance against the Pats in 2007. Nor did I make the same prediction last week against the Packers.

YOU, on the other hand, have been running your mouth quite a bit. We'll see how smart-alecky mouth is if the Giants lose to any of the remaining teams.

You belong on the Jets fanbase. Lots of mouth.



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 5:23 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Tom Brady and Co. are focused on revenge. And they will get it.


WOW.....Your that close with the team.



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 5:22 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Rolle may or may not be bragging, but a lot of Giants fans on here sure are.


Didn't read the entire quote. He was not bragging but expressed how the team feels. Every team should feel that way. If they don't then there dead men walking.


The Giants have been crowned already. Eli is due for his semi-annual 3 INT game and after Sunday we will have blissful silence from BOTH NY fanbases.

LOL....this was well thought of

And if you think the Patriots won't beat the Giants should they meet again, you'd better reserve the psychiatrist's couch for yourselves in advance. The Patriots haven't forgotten SB 42 and they will be focused if the opportunity presents itself.


You mean the same way people such as yourself said there was no way the Giants would beat the Pats in 2007 or the Packers in 2007 or the Packers in 2011 or the Pats at home in 2011 or........well, you now see how silly your comment is.




Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 3:07 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Get  a Grip, the guy did not guarantee anything. However, the Giants will roll over the 49rs this weekend and meet the Ravens in the SB. All of the experts have concluded that this is a certainty. The Pats want no part of the Giants anyway, in fact they fear the Giants. Brady will be starring in Midol commercials during the Giants-Ravens Superbowl!!!!

Even my friend Mai gets in on the bragging and I'm afraid he is somewhat disillusioned. I believe the Ravens will edge the Patriots in a close one(I sure hope I'm wrong there). But you see Mai, the Giants most likely won't be there either. Eli throws 3 picks. Jacobs loses a fumble and the Niners win this Sunday. And if the Patriots and Giants do somehow meet in the Super Bowl, Tom Brady and Co. are focused on revenge. And they will get it.

You've been hanging around 8ball too much Mai, my friend !WinkLaughing



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 2:59 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

Rolle is right woe can't be beat. 2 super bowls in 4 years with all the talent they have coming back from injury next year. Look out NFL.



Your status says "Rookie" and you talk like one. As Norm Van Brocklin once told one of his rookies, "Act like you've been there before".

I think you will be surprised and very silent after one of the remaining 3 teams shows your Giants that they can be beaten. The question is, will you have the guts to show up here and take your medicine if it happens ?



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 2:51 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

This 49ers team is going about 'its business much the same as the Bill Walsh-led Niners teams did. They let their opponents brag and talk while they silently prepare to kick butts. If anyone remembers, the 80s and 90s Niners usually did the same. During Super Bowl introductions, while the opponents were high-fiving and dancing, the Niners players just stared intently ahead, with a cold determination that as we all know, resulted in 5 San Francisco Lombardi trophies as well as a number of NFC playoff wins.

Rolle may or may not be bragging, but a lot of Giants fans on here sure are. The Giants have been crowned already. Eli is due for his semi-annual 3 INT game and after Sunday we will have blissful silence from BOTH NY fanbases.

And if you think the Patriots won't beat the Giants should they meet again, you'd better reserve the psychiatrist's couch for yourselves in advance. The Patriots haven't forgotten SB 42 and they will be focused if the opportunity presents itself.



Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2012 2:21 pm
 

Antrel Rolle on Giants: 'We can't be beat'

That comment was made in 2007 by one of the NY Giants players about NE not scoring more than 17 points. Brady was answering to the comment made by the Giants. The Giants were able to back it up in 2007.

This has been the model of the NY Giants since 2007. I guess this the way they get motivated before games and they should be confidence because they beat SB Champions and the owners of a 15-1 record this year. 

 


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