Confident Antrel Rolle keeps on talking

Antrel Rolle has been on a roll the past couple of days.

The Giants' safety, who would later address 49ers tight end Vernon Davis' comments, started out by telling reporters that New York "can't be beat" in the NFC Championship Game in San Francisco on Sunday.

Or, in the Super Bowl, for that matter.

"We wouldn't say we're unstoppable, but our mind-set is extreme at this point. We're not going to be denied. ... I might be a little biased, but in our minds, we can't be beat," Rolle said Monday.

"It don't matter who we play," Rolle said. "You can put an All-Star team in front of us, and we're going to go out there and compete. We don't fold. No matter what happens, if there's a bad call, or things aren't going our way, we're not going to break."

Then Tuesday, Rolle was asked on New York radio station WFAN what he thought about Davis saying that he "prayed and prayed" that the Giants would beat the Packers so that the 49ers could face New York at home.

"If he said that, I can only hope he's saying it just because they want to get a home game," Rolle said. "They better be careful what they ask for, because their wish is being granted and we'll see them come Sunday."

Then, probably grabbing the microphone like he was a professional wrestler, Rolle made sure all the listeners knew he was ready for Sunday's game.

"I don't give a damn who we're playing, man," Rolle said. "That's my take. I'll take any opponent, any given day. That's my attitude. If someone has a problem with it, oh well. But that's how I am. That's how I was raised. I don't shy away from any opponent.

"My heart doesn't pump any Kool-Aid, only blood. I'm ready for whenever, however, whatever, however it gets to me. I'm ready for it."

There was a little bit of Kool-Aid in there as Rolle did have a couple of sweet things to say, praising quarterback Alex Smith for leading the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game.

"The No. 1 challenge is going to be the mental aspect," Rolle said. "They are a mentally tough team. They are extremely hungry. I used to play against those guys twice a year when I was in Arizona. This is a totally, totally different team. I mean the mind-set, they are very hungry and very determined and they want to win just as bad as we do. I think it will come down to a defensive battle."

And that's where Rolle comes in. The Giants have won four games in a row, and Rolle said he and his teammates are "not going to be denied" the next two games.

"I wouldn't take the field if I felt otherwise," Rolle said. "More than us gelling as a team, we are believing as a team. We understand where we are, we understand where we are trying to get to and what it takes for us to get there. We will do everything in our power. We won't be denied at this point. We are all in."

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