I reviewed both game films and one thing stood out like a sore thumb. The Giants may have a great passrush, but their DBs hold like glue...as in there shoulda been a lot more holding calls. I noted our WRs and TEs had a heckuva time getting open, but on many, many plays, there was outright holding. Guess what in the Cowboys/Giants game? Same thing. I didn't read about Coach H complaining to the league, but I hope he gives a heads up to the refs the next time we see the Giants....and we will. They have the art of bumping and holding down to a tee. Or they just outright held without a bump. Until I reviewed the Cowboy/NYG game, I hadn't noticed it. But those guys are serious holders. Haven't watched tape of other Giants games, but I think they are pushing the "hold" to the point of cheating. Cowboys WRs had a similar problem for same reason.
In fairness, that isn't why we lost. We lost on bad game planning, bad coaching, both O and D. I don't think Harbaugh, Roman or Fangio gave our guys a chance to win against NY, and that is on them. But the holds were blatant.
It seems the refs are overlooking holding because it has become such a passing league...trying to equalize things. As for game film...you young guys can smirk but I miss my films...digital is better my rear end!
Originally posted by dcsham:
Right, every play, every angle.
Don't show your ignorance.
I don't see how what your saying has any relevance to the thread.
JH did say something about the corners of Seattle - they pull off the same thing, holding receivers. I'm definitely expecting a rematch of the NFCCG again and I hope we can stick it to them. Crabtree and Moss are going to be key.
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