Tom Coughlin was more than happy to see Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie pick off a Matt Cassel pass and take it into the end zone Sunday.
But the head coach wasn’t exactly thrilled with how Rodgers-Cromartie held the ball up high in celebration 45 yards from the goal line while a bunch of Cowboys were still giving chase down the sideline.
DRC started celebrating his 58-yard pick-6 at the 40-yard line. #DALvsNYG (no @DeionSanders 2-step though) https://t.co/SSPt4s4TSl— NFL (@NFL) October 25, 2015
“I tried to get him to not hold the ball up in the air with a guy running 4.3 behind him,” Coughlin said. “I just mentioned it to him and he agreed.”
Rodgers-Cromartie's 58-yard pick-6 did put the Giants up 17-13 during the third quarter of the 27-20 victory, but the premature finger-waving might have been a little presumptuous.
Or maybe DRC was just signaling a medic for the referee who was taken out on the sideline by a Cowboys player during the play: