"I'm going to demand that we be physical and play physical," he said when asked about the style of defense he was looking to create. "The Giants defense is a physical defense -- we know that from history. I want to return to that defense."
Fewell demands hustle, too. He wants every loose ball challenged for, and has stressed them to play hard until the whistle blows. He also wants them to jog back to the huddle rather than walk.
GFB: So, what Fewell wants is the Giants to conduct themselves like professionals again. That's not asking a lot, considering the comatose, cadaver-like performance this unit logged in last season. If they tackle someone inside of seven yards this season, it will be an improvement....
ITEM: C.C. Brown was signed by the Detroit Lions yesterday.
GFB: Is it no wonder the Lions have been the doormats of the NFC the past 40 years? For a team looking to forge a brighter future, this is a dubious move. Brown is terrible.
ITEM: Girl in Taylor case talking to the media, says she had sex with the former Giants star.
GFB: Things are going from bad to worse for Lawrence Taylor these days. Each morning, we are reading a different tidbit about this case or another sordid incident from his past. Sure, he will have his day in court, but by all accounts it won't have a positive outcome for him. Also - notice that no one is coming forward to defend him. Just like in his playing days, he's indefensible....
ITEM: Shaun O'Hara is doing great work in the community.
GFB: Agree. This guy is all over the place doing great deeds. O'Hara will be going to Iraq with the USO as well as continuing his charitable ways through his foundation. READ