Hot Clicks: Tom Coughlin accuses Greg Schiano, Bucs of cheap shots; Natalia Velez
Don't Mess With 66-Year-Old Tom Coughlin!
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After the Giants pulled off a 14-point second-half comeback to beat the Bucs 41-34, New York coach Tom Coughlin angrily confronted new Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano because Bucs defenders hit Giants quarterback Eli Manning after he took a knee at the end of the game. During his postgame conference, Schiano admitted that he instructed his players to hit Manning, and said, "If people watched Rutgers, they would know that's what we did at the end of the game. We're not going to quit. That's the way I coach and teach our players." Rutgers? Let's review Rutgers football under Schiano. His career record at the school was 68-67. His record in the subpar Big East was 28-48. In fairness, Schiano did win four bowl games with the Scarlet Knights -- all of them very prestigious and respected: The Texas Bowl, The International Bowl, the PapaJohns.com Bowl and the St. Petersburg Bowl. Relax with Rutgers football, Greg. You're in the NFL now.
NFL Round UpThe Chargers honored Junior Seau, who passed away last May, before yesterday's game. Offensive lineman Antonio Garay paid tribute to Seau with this haircut.. ... Niners quarterback Alex Smith got videobombed after his team's win against the Lions. ... A pass interference penalty on Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor was the worst call I've seen so far by the replacement refs. ... I have no idea what Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones was doing after his touchdown against the Eagles, but it was amusing. ... Eagles tight end Brent Celek showed off some impressive ups.
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Natalia VelezKerry, of Birmingham, Ala., sent an e-mail last Friday saying, "Jimmy, isn't it about time for more Natalia Velez? I think so!!!" Luckily for Kerry and the rest of Hot Clicks Nation, we have a new Natalia Velez photoshoot hot off the presses.
Sports Video Of The DayYou know a paper airplane is impressive when a major league player gives an ovation to the crowd after it lands on the field. That's what Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy did on Saturday.
Local News Video Of The DayThis kid is not a fan of reporters.