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Police investigate break-ins at Giants lot

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Giants coach Tom Coughlin said police are investigating an incident Sunday in which players' cars, parked in the team's private lot, were broken into.

According to multiple reports, thieves broke into the lot while the players were in San Francisco, issuing a drubbing of the 49ers.

"The best is going to be done about that. I don't have anything to comment about that. No news. Unfortunate, but the investigation is going forward, and that's all I know about it," Coughlin said Wednesday.

Multiple reports stated that several vehicles were broken into around 4 a.m. Sunday outside the team's practice facility. One vehicle, a 1996 Chevy Caprice, was stolen out of the lot, reports stated.

The practice facility -- named the Timex Performance Center -- is near the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The players' lot is enclosed by an iron fence and protected by a private security firm, according to the New York Daily News.

Coughlin did not know how many cars were broken into.

Several players said Wednesday that they were informed of the incident during the plane ride home from San Francisco.

"I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often, honestly, because people know we're gone," backup quarterback David Carr said. "You just hope that the police take care of it and guys have insurance and you go from there. Because we're in California, we can't do anything about it."

Eli Manning's car was unaffected.

"I got in my car and left, so I didn't really think much about it," the quarterback said.

Offensive lineman James Brewer, however, wasn't as fortunate.

"Only in Jersey can someone be heartless enough to break into my car while we are in Cali making fans proud..Geez get your life right," he tweeted.