RB Rashad Jennings
Postgame vs. Philadelphia, January 3, 2016
Q: What is the most frustrating aspect of this game and of this entire season?
A: The most frustrating thing is we found a way to lose in the fourth quarter. We had so many close games, I don’t even remember how many. I think we have all [seen] the statistic that if the game was a couple seconds less, our record would be different. It is frustrating because you work so hard --- the guys work so hard when the coaches are not around, the coaches work so hard when the players aren’t around. Everybody gives good effort day in and day out, but this is the outcome.
Q: Do you still endorse your head coach Tom Coughlin?
A: Oh, 1000 times, yes. Are you kidding me? That is a guy that has so much command in the room, so much respect amongst his peers and us. We will fight for him, continue to follow him and there is no doubt in my mind that [he] is the man for the job.
Q: Does this team need to back up the bus and start all over or is it close in some way, shape or form?
A: It is definitely close. There [are] a few things here and there, obviously --- we need to figure out how to play collectively [on] offense, defense and special teams so that we can get these wins, but you see what we see. We have a good team [and] there is no doubt about that, but this entire season has been hung up by the fourth quarter losses.
Q: Record-setting game for you today. Why did everything come together with the running game?
A: The offensive line did a great job of getting body on body and, again, it comes down to finding ways to get those ugly yards and my offensive line gave the backs opportunities for that this game.
Q: What has [Tom Coughlin] meant to you as a coach?
A: A lot. I say it all the time, my two years of playing under Coach Coughlin, one of the things that stuck out about him when he was speaking to us as a whole entire team, he said one thing and I wrote it down and it is kind of a staple of how I perceive him. He said that, “Faces may change, but expectations never will.” He leads that way, he knows the secret recipe to success and there is no question that he is an outstanding coach, and I am definitely proud to play under him.