NYG Postgame (at Philadelphia Eagles) Transcripts: TE Evan Engram
October 22, 2020
Q: Take us through that play with a little over two minutes left, what you saw, what you think happened.
A: Got the look we wanted, man look, won on the inside fade, DJ threw a great ball, just didn’t finish the play.
Q: Is that one you expect to make, or you think you should make?
A: Yes, 100%, I got to make that.
Q: What’s the frustration level between that play at the end of the game, and the interception when the ball bounced off your hands? How frustrating is it that things like this keep happening? Where are you at right now?
A: It’s tough, you know. Don’t want to be on the short end of a turnover. I got to be better with mechanics and small things. It sucks. It’s a sucky feeling right now, just got to get back to work and correct the mistakes.
Q: What is going through your head after that drop at the end, and what’s your mindset after that happened?
A: Obviously it sucked not making that play. The defense was out on the field. Whether they got the stop or the Eagles scored, we were going to get the ball back. So I was staying in the game, being ready for whatever. But, obviously, it’s frustrating, it’s not a good feeling not making that play and possibly putting the game on ice.
Q: What is the mood of this team right now, obviously you guys were up 21-10 going into the 4th quarter, you’re 1-6, so you don’t want to lose, what’s the mood of the team coming out of this?
A: It’s just a sucky feeling, it really sucks right now.
Q: Is this loss a little bit different because you guys were right there as a ball club and you had your chances tonight, did you feel like you let one get away?
A: Yeah, we definitely let one get away. Not a good feeling. We were up, we played a great fourth quarter, and at the end, just didn’t finish.
Q: I’m not sure if you’ve been a part of all three, but that’s three years in a row the Giants have had an 11 point lead, a 14 point lead, and a 16 point lead here and you lost. I’m wondering if that at any point becomes psychological, eight in a row against the Eagles, that they obviously seem to have your number.
A: Yeah, it’s a division rival. That streak is definitely too long. We were close to getting one today. We’re not really worried about the past, but today was one we had and just didn’t finish.
Q: Why do you think you guys haven’t been able to get over the hump against these guys in your career?
A: Just stuff like tonight. Not finishing. That’s it. When you have a lead like that, in the fourth quarter towards the end of the game, when you have a cushion like that and don’t finish… just not finishing.