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“My Wife Booed Me”- Giants OL Coach Brushes Aside ‘Pressure’ as Hobbled NY O-Line Look to Find Their Footing in the Trenches

Published 10/15/2023, 2:35 AM EDT

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The 2023 season is not only a struggle for the New York Giants team but also for the coach, Bobby Johnson. Every profession has its own pressures, and for coaching, it’s no different. Especially when it comes to sports, it can often be pretty stressful when the standards and requirements are not met at a certain level.

The Giants’ offensive line coach, Bobby Johnson, provided everyone with a glimpse of the stressful aspect of life. This season has not been very lucky for the team. As a responsible coach, Johnson is in great distress. Per him, the pressure is not just on-field but also at home.

Bobby Johnson weighed down by overwhelming pressure

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On October 14, 2023, Jordan Raanan on X updated everyone on Bobby Johnson’s recent situation. The Coach finally opened up about all the pressure that has been weighing on him lately. He expressed, “My job is to get the guys to play to a certain level. They have not played at that level. And thus, I feel pressure, not by any outside measures. I went home the other day, and my wife booed me. That’s enough pressure.”

 

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He stated that addressing the below-par performances of the Giants. Johnson has to put up with the pressure to upgrade his team’s play but has not been as successful as he should be due to the Giants’ brutal situation. The OL Coach also mentioned that he responsibly puts more pressure on himself than anyone else could put on him.

Not to mention, he has also been facing criticisms from his wife for the team’s unsatisfactory performances. However, it is just the New York Giants’ unfortunate season putting the coach in that situation. The team has been going through a lot this year, so it explains all the pressure Johnson is enduring. So what are the exact reasons behind such a situation?

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Reasons behind the Giants’ below-par performances

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The team’s offensive line is in a critical situation due to the absence of several pivotal players. Most of the O-Liners are out due to injuries, because of which the Giants are impelled to rely on backup players who do not possess as much experience as the star players.

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The Giants are struggling on the defensive end of the games. Unsurprisingly, that also put a lot of pressure on the quarterback. Ultimately, the situation discourages everyone on the team. They are also on a challenging schedule, and the team’s current level is not up to the mark.

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Thus, a set of reasons like tough schedules, numerous injuries, and the reliance on inexperienced backup players has put the team in a difficult situation this season. As a result, it also put an immense amount of pressure on the coaches. How do you think their upcoming match will go?

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Sadafreen Ahmed is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. She is interested in covering the game and likes discussing the heated off-court drama. With a knack for spotting the entertainment angles in NFL events, she’s become quite the expert in football coverage.
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