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The New York Giants may get their starter back for Week 4. The New York Gints are optimistic that starting running back Rashad Jennings will be able to return for the team’s Week 4 matchup against Minnesota, reports NFL Insider Ian Rapoport. Jennings was a late-decision scratch for the Giants’ loss to division foe Washington.
Tommy Hodson calls it an athlete’s “selfish instinct.” When a situation arises like the one that happened to the LSU football team Sunday evening — coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron were fired just four games into the season — players sometimes revert to a me-first mindset. Hodson has seen it before. The former LSU quarterback was in his final year with the New Orleans Saints in 1996 when Jim Mora was fired midseason. The Saints weren’t a good team that season, and the coaching change only compounded the team’s dysfunction. “When the coach leaves, everybody — the coaches, players — go into self-preservation mode,” Hodson said. “Everybody’s selfish instincts kick in. It’s like,