"Let's not (repeat) history," Tuck said, via Newsday. "Unless it's going to end up how it did last year. For us, we understand what November has meant: getting off to a fast start and kind of lulling here.
"I don't think (Sunday) was a case of that," Tuck went on. "We played hard, we had our shots, but hopefully we can rectify all that next week. We've got a huge game out in Cincinnati, and I think we'll be up for it, and hopefully we'll end this November curse."
This is all kinds of ridiculous, of course. Yes, the Giants are 13-20 under coach Tom Coughlin in November, but nobody was talking about a "curse" in 2008 when the Giants rolled through the month with five consecutive wins. The cursing came later, when wide receiver Plaxico Burress rolled into a nightclub and shot himself -- and the Giants' season -- to hell.