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Eli Manning talks with FOXSports.com about why the Giants have room for improvement and more.
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The Jets may be getting obvious tension in New York the Giants are the defending Al champions. Johnny as his quarterback Eli Manning Eli your thumb up your second championship. You and your teammates battle complacency. And the Pat Riley term disease of me. Well I think our mentality that we got to become a better team and now we've we've worked that's. Hard and make sure that we're improving and you know that we got to play better than the seven and seven team that we were one point last year. And in play to our potential at the team to finish the year -- you know we love you know play our best. At the end of the year so each each week make making improvements in better. You know hopeful -- start stronger than we did last year. In the NHL if you win the Stanley Cup play allowed to have the trophy for a day. It that we're thinking -- in the NFL where would you take the Lombardi trophy. That's that's stuff you know out by his take it you know you know I have a little parties gather -- all all my closest friends. You know high school teammates college teammates. You know my -- you know it it's it'd be funny give them opportunity to hold habits the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Five rookies are set to start week one this season. Our guys more ready now then when you entered the league -- do you think it's better to start right away our watch and learn first. I think the other more bands they know you know defense is better. College defense is -- game more Vance. The other they're getting into these you know more complex schemes as an offense I think there is more. You know prepare them than what I was or what you know quarterbacks in the past. Have been you know I think it's important for for young guys come and play I got its start as a rookie phils. You know halfway through the season but I think that time is. Very valuable and in your head there's going to be some growing pains are going to be bad plays and mistakes believe you're learning from those and and you know we -- you know you can't. There's no substitute for live action forget those games please it and -- learning from it. You played records toppling your entire career how has he changed over the years. -- your relationship changed since your rookie year. Well yeah coach Coughlin. You know he's he's tremendous coaching getting us prepared and you know who were were very close we talk you know things attainable bit you know my first. Year you know each week -- at the draw every single blitz that the opposing team had done that year in and how hard would protective what Paul without a date. And so it is not requirement is that any more he knows I kind of do it all my own and -- -- go through those things so he. You know he's he deftly caught me you know how to prepare and and -- you know that's definitely paid off in my career but thank him for that. You know a lot -- say he's relaxed a little bit out of these relaxed I think he is given more responsibility to his players. You're not the only one getting ready for this season DirecTV NFL Sunday ticket is that to crank up you had the tee up. Tell about it. We'll direct TV in the NFL Sunday pig it's still the only place you. It every game every Sunday so whether you -- watch your favorite team. Are your fantasy football fanatic and you -- keep -- with all the players. It's the it's it's a must -- City Hall 1800 DirecTV or go to DirecTV dot com. To see some of the best fields ever for the NFL Sunday ticket though now you can think got your direct TVQ so the popular fantasy football -- to -- here. A team on TV and in with a Max package you can take NFL thing that they -- on the road with you watch games live. On your cell phone a laptop here tablets so. You know adult dog it confused with some of the other cable providers. What the red zone package that is you know highlights. DirecTV in the NFL Sunday ticket. Is a must have for any NFL football -- I think -- I don't forget foxsports.com has you covered our Ollie here but -- needs. I'm jumping -- in next time. -- Rodgers leads the September ninth.