Rolle still irked that Giants don't have enough fight in them

It doesn't sound like the New York Giants' locker room is the happiest of places this week.

Not to be left out, Antrel Rolle is still very angry the Giants didn't have enough dog in them in last week's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

"We're too calm, man. We're too relaxed come Sunday. We're too poised," Rolle said during his weekly segment on WFAN-AM, via the New York Daily News. "There's a way of going out there and having that dog in you, having that fight in you, and at the same time playing smart. ... You can have that dog in you, you understand what I'm saying? That's the thing that irks my nerves."

Rolle is referring to how the Giants responded to the Eagles throughout the game, including when DeSean Jackson flipped the ball to Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell on the sidelines after a 50-yard reception, which drew a taunting penalty.

"I would never ever tell my teammates (to) do anything stupid or that would be costly to the team," Rolle added. "But there's a way of you getting your point across between those white lines to let them know there's no punks on this team. You're not going to cheap shot my quarterback and think you're going to get away with it."

OK, so the Giants aren't punks. Rolle didn't stop there, adding the Giants are "tougher," and better, than the Eagles.

"The truth of the matter is, that team is a good team, and I respect the Eagles," Rolle said. "But do they compare to us? Maybe. Are they better than us? Not at all. And that's the thing that really gets under my skin. ... There's no way we should've lost that game Sunday night."

But they did, and clearly the loss got underneath everyone's skin.

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