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After dropping two straight against Indianapolis and Tennessee, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin appears on the hot seat. Again.
Rumors have been swirling about Coughlin's job security since the season began. Gasoline was poured on those rumors when running back Brandon Jacobs demanded a trade, and there were reports that safety Antrel Rolle was unhappy because he wasn't "having fun" on the Giants.
Aw, poor guy. Maybe I'll be nice and trade him my illustrious job as a server in a chain restaurant so he won't have to burden the horrors of being an NFL player.
A win would put a stop to those rumors of Coughlin being canned for awhile, at least.
But a victory will not come easy against the Chicago Bears, who will come into the Sunday night game with an undefeated 3-0 mark.
Jay Cutler has been one of the best quarterbacks in the league in the first few weeks, and Matt Forte has been his main beneficiary.
For the Giants to be successful, they will need to exploit the lousy pass defense of Chicago, which gives up almost 280 yards a game.
Giants fans have been unhappy with Eli Manning early on in the season, but he can make a lot of that negativity go away with a big performance against Chicago on Sunday.
If the Giants win and Eagles lose, they'll be tied atop the NFC East, and Coughlin will feel a lot better about his job than he did a week ago.