Ronald Darby took a lot of crap on Monday for missing a tackle on Darius Slayton that resulted in a New York touchdown.
This was in the 2nd quarter, still a scoreless ball game, with the Giants facing a 3rd and 13 from the Eagles’ 35 yard line. The Eagles blitzed, didn’t get home, and Slayton won his 1v1 battle en route to the end zone.
Today defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz took responsibility for that touchdown while delivering a lengthy quote, one that began with him explaining his belief that corners typically get more blame for their mistakes since they are easier to identify than errors made at other positions.
Then he said this: