Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo defends play-calling

New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo defended his play-calling during a 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers where they unsuccessfull rad three straight fade patterns.

"Each time, we liked the matchup," McAdoo told reporters. It's a league of matchups. If we throw it a little bit better, protect it a little bit better and make the plays we had been making in the past, we're singing a little different tune.

"At the same point in time, I'm not going to stand here and apologize for the play-calling. I have faith in the perimeter players to go up and make those plays 1-on-1. If we go up and have the same set of plays, in the same circumstance, I'll take those matchups any day."

McAdoo said he won't change his approach.

"I think that I will take those matchups any day of the week," McAdoo said. "I will take them last week, I will take them again this week. I have confidence and faith in those guys that they will go up and make the play."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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