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Booger McFarland: The ‘bunch of B.S.’ risk of Giants’ players-only meeting

The Giants kept private the details of their players-only meeting last week. But the real measure of whether it was a success or a bust will be very public, on display for a “Monday Night Football” audience to see against Cowboys. Booger McFarland, who will be an analyst on ESPN’s broadcast, was part of players-only meetings during a nine-year career that included Super Bowl wins with the Colts and Buccaneers. The Giants (2-6) called the meeting last Sunday, in the immediate locker-room aftermath of a fourth straight loss featuring too many of the same themes: Slow start, turnovers from the offense and chunk yardage allowed by the defense. “Usually when you have those nobody is passing out roses in them,” McFarland said. ...