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Seahawks 36, Giants 25: Notes And Quotes

Here are some notes and quotes following the New York Giants’ 36-25 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.


“We played poorly. When you don’t deserve to win you don’t win. We didn’t compliment each other at all today. We had done that last week and I felt good about the end of the game – the way all three phases helped out – but this week, the sloppiness of the game, the turnovers. You’re not going to win football games when you’re handing people the ball, point blank range or whatever. So our woes continue with the rushing game, we didn’t stop the run.”
— Giants coach Tom Coughlin

“It is embarrassing as good as we have been playing the last couple weeks to come out here and lay an egg, embarrassing is the only way I can think of. It is at home and it is a game that we are not going to get back. They are in our conference and we have to play better than that.”

— Dave Tollefson of the Giants


- The Giants gained 464 yards, their highest total since they had 480 yards in a 33-20 loss to Dallas on Nov. 14, 2010.

- The Giants had 395 net passing yards, their highest total since Oct. 13, 1985, when they threw for 443 yards at Cincinnati. The 395 passing yards tie for the fifth-highest total in team history.

- The Giants outgained Seattle, 464-424. It was the first time they gained more yards than their opponents since Dec. 13, 2010 vs. Minnesota in Detroit (395-164). The Giants had been outgained in their previous seven games.

- Seattle’s 424 yards were the most allowed by the Giants since Dallas gained 427 yards last Nov. 14.

- The Giants sacked Seattle quarterbacks Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst six times, their highest total since they had 10 sacks vs. Chicago on Oct. 3, 2010.

- Eli Manning completed 24 of 39 passes for a career-high 420 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions. Manning’s previous career high was 391 yards vs. Philadelphia on Dec. 13, 2009. His third-highest total was 386 yards vs. Tennessee on Sept. 26, 2010. All three games were Giants home losses.