The New York Giants are poised to hire offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo as their next head coach, according to multiple reports. McAdoo has been the offensive coordinator for the past two seasons, after having been the Packers tight ends and then quarterbacks coach.
Tom Coughlin, the grumpiest Tom in the world, might be switching NFC East head coaching jobs. He stepped down as Giants coach last week, made Eli Manning cry, and dissed team president John Mara, all in one press conference. Now, according to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo, Coughlin is interviewing to move across the aisle…
Tom Coughlin, who stepped down as head coach of the New York Giants Monday, said his goodbyes at a press conference today. The 69-year-old said that regardless of the changes, he had full faith that quarterback Eli Manning would adapt. “He’s done it before, he’ll handle it again,” Coughlin said.
After what feels like 57 years of being on the hot seat, Tom Coughlin, a man who perfectly embodied the word “coot,” is leaving the New York Giants. Officially, Coughlin has decided to step down, through a statement released by the team:
Odell Beckham Jr. should have been ejected after his helmet-to-helmet hit Josh Norman. He wasn’t, for reasons known only to the officiating crew. But he was actively hurting the Giants with penalties, and wasn’t getting anything done on the field (just one reception for three yards at the time), and Tom Coughlin could…
This wasn’t one of those bad, game-killing decisions that requires hindsight to identify as a mistake. It’s no less baffling the morning after as it was the moment Eli Manning floated the ball out of the end zone to stop the clock and gave the Cowboys a full minute-and-a-half to complete their comeback.
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is 68 years old. Factoring his age in with his demanding job, no one's expecting him to be on the cutting edge of technology. And yet, Coughlin's anecdote about his inability to turn off Siri on his iPhone—or, "the lady in GPS"—is still fantastic:
Have you ever seen such joy?
Goofy turnover turns into a touchdown; an old man is furious.
"And the Giants special teams continues to be very, very bad." - Mike Tirico, October 21, 2013
Eli and Tom Coughlin had essentially the same reaction immediately after Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo dropped what looked like another interception for the Giants offense.
Tom Coughlin reacts to a wasted challenge when refs uphold a questionable call on a LeSean McCoy catch on the sideline.
Tom Coughlin isn't always a ruddy-faced sideline troll: This profile shows the other side of the Giants head coach, when he's not the angry old man of the NFL.
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At the end of the game, Eli Manning took a knee to run out the clock and end the game. The Tampa Bay defense pushed hard and knocked Eli over. Manning thought it was a cheap shot.
YEAHHHHHHH BOYYEEEEEE! [NFL Network]
Go ahead, blame the kicker. Chase him down while the play is still live and let everyone at home know whose fault this loss is. It's yours, Matt Dodge! It's all your fault!