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Postgame Coach Tom Coughlin - 12/3

On the game:
"This is not real complicated. I don't know what happened in the second half. They certainly didn't come out and play. Penalties [and] sloppy football. It seemed like every time we had a special teams play, we had a penalty. Every time we had a kickoff return, we had a penalty, so we started inside the 10. The last series, offensively, we made a first down and it seemed like a late call, but it was a holding call. It ruined that drive. Just very disappointing that our second half wasn't better. We scored that field goal at the end of the first half and that we'd have the ball again at the start of the second half, I thought it was going to be an opportunity for us to take it again and score. Of course we got a penalty and got backed up on that drive, but we did get a first down. We didn't have any turnovers, we were plus-one there, but the real factor was we had a lot of difficulty stopping them. We didn't do anything with our opportunities. We aren't going to beat anybody with 16 points. I would say that with 17, but the score was 17-16. I'm just disappointed we came out and played like this in the second half."

On offensive lineman Sean Locklear's injury:
"It's a knee"

On the penalties:
"I don't know what the breakdown is, but in our division, this team had 93 or 98 penalties. We had 48. So tonight we got eight called, maybe nine. They got three… Obviously on the special teams areas, every time we did something it seemed like there was a penalty."

On playing against quarterback Robert Griffin III:
"There is no doubt that because of the different nature of the scheme and their concept, you don't see it every week, so it does cause you a lot of time and energy and effort in trying to figure out what the formations tell you and what you can expect from those formations. There is no doubt. You saw how quickly [Robert Griffin III] gets to the outside when he throws the ball. That kind of speed is going to be devastating any time."

On the end of the game:
"We talk finish, finish, finish, finish, finish. I thought we could do that. I thought we could punt it down there. I had two timeouts."


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