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CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Does not Have a Good Relationship with Siri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
At 68-years-old, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is no spring chicken. Don't let his youthful enthusiasm and love of the game fool you; he's an old school guy living in a new school world. And on Wednesday, he described -- in hilarious detail -- exactly how difficult that...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Excited to Reunite with George Selvie; Calls Him a “Great Addition”
March 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Five years after the South Florida teammates were each selected in the 2010 NFL Draft, defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and George Selvie will be reunited as members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** The team made the signing official early on Friday, and Pierre-Paul almost immediately weighed in with his thoughts on...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford: People Underestimate Tom Coughlin’s Value to Team
March 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Year in and year out, no matter how well or poorly the New York Giants perform, head coach Tom Coughlin always appear to be on the "hot seat." And while that may just be the reality of life as a head coach in New York, Coughlin's players consistently stand by...

Tom Coughlin’s Uncertain New York Giants Future a Concern for Free Agents: Report
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All along, we were to believe that the New York Giants were just being relatively cheap in free agency and missing out on star players like safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) as a result. And while there may be some substance behind that, it's not Big Blue's only issue. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN's...

New York Giants, Tom Coughlin Finalize One-Year Contract Extension
March 11th, 2015 at 8:31 PM
The New York Giants officially announced on Wednesday night that they had finalized a one-year contract extension with head coach Tom Coughlin. The additional year with carry Coughlin through the 2016 season -- at least on paper. ***PHOTO1*** “Security? Security? Thank you very much,” Coughlin said at the NFL Combine. "There are...

Giants Say They’re “All-In” on 2015 Season, but Early Free Agency Approach Says Otherwise
March 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
When the New York Giants decided they would bring head coach Tom Coughlin back for the 2015 season, they did so with a bottom line in mind: win or go home get fired. ***PHOTO1*** Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch each insisted that 2015 would be viewed as a win-or-die season --...

Ex-Giant Jay Alford: Steve Spagnuolo the “Best Defensive Coordinator I Ever Played With”
February 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Steve Spagnuolo's return to the New York Giants has been met with overwhelming optimism despite his struggles as a coach and assistant over the last several years. The general conscious is that his style of coaching fits the needs of Big Blue perfectly and that he'll be able to rekindle...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expected to Sign One-Year Contract Extension
February 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin let the cat out of the bag last week, revealing during his NFL Combine press conference that he and team ownership were discussing a contract extension that would prevent him from coaching as a lame duck in 2015. Now, with the Combine winding...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Raves About Antrel Rolle; Wants Him Back in Blue
February 21st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
On paper, and when healthy, the New York Giants seemed to have one of the better secondary’s in the NFL last year. That was until they started dropping like flies over various injuries. Now it appears as though they might lose their leader and most consistent piece of the defensive...

New York Giants and DE Mathias Kiwanuka Appear Poised to Part Ways
February 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka is one of only three remaining players on the New York Giants who appeared in both Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI, joining quarterback Eli Manning and long-snapper Zak DeOssie, but he may have played his last down for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about Kiwanuka on...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Believes Ryan Nassib Will Eventually Start in the NFL
February 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As long as Eli Manning sticks around, Ryan Nassib will never become a starting quarterback for the New York Giants. But that does not necessary mean he won't start elsewhere -- something head coach Tom Coughlin firmly believes Nassib will do at some point in his professional career. ***PHOTO1*** "I do," Coughlin...

New York Giants to Extend Tom Coughlin’s Contract: Report
February 19th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to it earlier in the day while speaking at the NFL Combine, and it has now been confirmed by the New York Daily News. The team and Coughlin are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension that will prevent him...

Giants Want Jason Pierre-Paul to Retire with Team & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
February 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium at the NFL Combine on Thursday for his annual press conference (see: tea) in a rather chipper and matter-of-fact mood. And among the things he discussed was his own contract security, desire to bring back defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Ryan...

Tom Hanks Impersonated New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Letterman: Video
February 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
During an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Friday night, actor Tom Hanks revealed that he and his children often play a game called "head coach as Stepdad" during any football game that become boring. The idea of this game is to determine how each head coach...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: New Contract or Lame Duck for Eli Manning?
February 11th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! The offseason lull is now in full swing, but fear not -- the NFL Combine is right around the corner and interesting news is bound to pick up! ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time -- especially if you're in the Northeast -- why not kick back, relax...

Giants’ Jon Beason Believes He’ll Thrive Under New Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Before he was fired, Jon Beason was very supportive of the New York Giants keeping Perry Fewell as the defensive coordinator. His best season in years (also his healthiest one too), was played under the direction of Fewell when he got traded to New York in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** But 2014 was not...

Justin Tuck: Giants’ Tom Coughlin Wouldn’t Be Able to Coach Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch
January 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
For all the talk about the Deflategate scandal with the New England Patriots, for the Seattle Seahawks, it's Marshawn Lynch who is getting the headlines this week for his segments during Media Day leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. ***PHOTO1*** Lynch, who has a well known hatred for the media and is...