Giants Super Bowl Defense Starts by Ignoring Super Bowl

July 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Giants Super Bowl Defense Starts by Ignoring Super Bowl

" It's hard to imagine defending champions heading into their title defense with less fanfare than the Giants have received this summer.

Blame it on the Saints' bounty program, the endless stream of concussed players suing the NFL, the inability of NFL players to stay out of jail (Giants tackle David Diehl included) and some guy named Tim Tebow for grabbing the spotlight away from the Giants. Or don't blame them, since it seems the Giants don't want to spend much time talking about their title.

They'd much rather talk about the 6-6 start to the regular season that left them on the brink of elimination from the playoffs before they had a chance to put together a run to the Super Bowl title. As the team gathered for training camp on Thursday, Tom Coughlin said the question he's asking everyone around the team is "What kind of team are we?", a question that gets to the heart of what the Giants need to be thinking about this season "

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