The New York Giants visited the White House and President Barack Obama on Friday and the President stressed how Big Blue never quit as they went through the ups and downs of the 2011 season.
“The Giants took a whole bunch of hits this season, but they never went down,” Obama said. “From Day 1, they followed a simple model: Finish. Finish the play, finish the game, finish the season. And after Week 15, sitting at 7-7, they knew that every game was a playoff game. But the players, the coaches, the staff, the owners, they didn’t quit.”
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin talked about how his team inspired one another during their playoff run and eventual Super Bowl title.
“How this team might have inspired them to hope, to believe in themselves, to never give up, to strive to accomplish their goals no matter how difficult their situation might be,” Coughlin said, regarding the Giants playo