At the risk of regurgitating my not-quite-award-winning Twitter feed, I’ll say this much for Giants head coach Tom Coughlin ; it can’t easy taking the heat off Matt Williams. Taking away for a moment the former’s dubious decision to trade 3 points for some 30 yards of field position on Dallas’ final possession — knowing full well a late Cowboys TD + PAT was all the hosts needed to win, consider this :

Stunning stuff, right? While Coughlin’s entitled to his side of the story, I’m inclined to stand in solidarity with the trenchant analyst below :