Giants trim playbook
In an effort to simplify their offense, New York has removed some of the plays from its offensive playbook. The Giants have been making numerous errors - both mental and physical - on offense and Jim Fassel believes that less will equal more as far as his club is concerned.
Offensive Coordinator Sean Payton, who has unfairly received way too much of the blame for the end of the first half debacle in Arizona, estimated that Big Blue has pared its playbook from approximately 190 plays to around 140.
"We cut some of the fat off," Payton said.Payton warned his troops that they better be sharp Sunday in Big D.
"Dallas is one of the fastest defenses we've seen," he said.
"This is a critical game for us," Fassel added.
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Rookie WR Tim Carter was carted off the practice with cramps Wednesday, but he still hopes to make his NFL debut this weekend in Dallas. Before leaving the workout with leg cramps, Carter made several terrific catches.
"Today I felt really good," Carter said. "I felt pretty close to where I was in training camp."
Carter is hopeful of being activated for the first time in his career, and wants to practice as much as possible beforehand.
"The more reps I get, the more comfortable I'll get, the more the game will slow down," he said.
Carter is also a candidate to help out on kickoff returns.