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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...

Washington Redskins Hire Ex-Giants DC Perry Fewell as Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 27th, 2015 at 3:44 PM
It looks like not only has Perry Fewell found his next coaching job in the NFL, but he didn't even have to travel outside the NFC East to find it. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins will hire the recently fired and former New York Giants defensive coordinator to be their next defensive backs...

Sam Madison on Steve Spagnuolo: His In-Game Adjustments Make Him a Great Coach
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The majority of the fans, media and people around the New York Giants are excited over the re-hiring of Steve Spagnuolo back to the team as the defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Spagnuolo returns to the Giants after six years away from the team and was brought over from the Baltimore Ravens after spending...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Spagnuolo Hiring a Desperation Move?
January 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants! We're one step closer to the weekend, which means we're one step closer to the final Odell Beckham Jr. show of the year. And while many aren't interested in the NFL Pro Bowl, for hardcore Giants fans, it will represent the last shred of Big...

Mike Patterson: Players Excited About Steve Spagnuolo Because of His Play Calling, Heavy Blitzing
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants has created a buzz around the fans, the team and the players; mostly because of Spagnuolo's reputation that follows him. ***PHOTO1*** When you're known as the coach who came up with the game plan to slow down the...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Looking Back on Free Agent Additions from 2014
January 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants! And welcome to the official offseason lull. With little going on until free agency officially begins, teams who are not preparing for the Super Bowl and who have already made their coaching changes will begin to wind down. Unfortunately, this means Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** And while we'll...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Why was Tom Quinn Spared?
January 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Conference Championship Games are now behind us and, at least in the case of the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, what a couple games they were! And with a break for the Pro Bowl coming up this weekend, it will offer us one...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

Tom Coughlin Puts Softer Side on Display as He Reads Book to His Grandson’s Class
January 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, beneath his rough exterior and intense desire to win, is a loving family man. And that part of Coughlin's life was captured via camera on Friday, as the league's oldest coach made a pitstop at his Grandson's school to be a guest reader...

New York Giants were Seconds Away from Re-Hiring Bill Parcells as Head Coach in 1997
January 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It's amazing when you hear some of the stories that go behind closed doors and what takes places between owners, management and general managers. This past week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara gave the entire world a glimpse of that world, and how in 1997, the Giants nearly brought...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Steve Spagnuolo: “His Defense Has Changed Since He was Last Here”
January 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may be going back to the future after hiring Steve Spagnuolo to replace Perry Fewell as their defensive coordinator, but the defense that put Spags on the map -- the defense that helped win Super Bowl XLII -- is not likely to make a similar return...

New York Giants Coaches, Executives not in High Demand During Offseason Hires
January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a time when coaches and executives of the New York Giants were considered to be in high demand. ***PHOTO1*** Going all the way back to when the team won Super Bowl XXV, Bill Belichick got hired as the Cleveland Browns head coach and Tom Coughlin as the head coach for...

New York Giants Players React to Hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator
January 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants made it official. Steve Spagnuolo would return to East Rutherford after six years away, having been re-hired as the team's defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after the hiring was made official, several Giants players -- including some of those who were with the Baltimore Ravens during his...

Pepper Johnson Expressed Great Disappointment in Failure to Land Giants’ Defensive Coordinator Job
January 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was an assistant coach for 14 seasons under Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots; coaching four different positions during that time. Yet he couldn't secure a promotion as his defensive coordinator, which lead to his departure after 2013. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Johnson was informed by New York Giants head...

New York Giants Hire Steve Spagnuolo as Next Defensive Coordinator
January 15th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
For Steve Spagnuolo, you can go home again and that's exactly what he'll be doing. The long-time NFL assistant will return to the New York Giants, having been hired as their defensive coordinator, replacing Perry Fewell, who was fired in early January. ***PHOTO1*** “We spoke to a lot of very good candidates,”...

New York Giants Pass on Hiring Pepper Johnson as Next Defensive Coordinator: Report
January 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In a search that has four candidates, the New York Giants have cut the list in half. Raheem Morris was told that they were not hiring him for the defensive coordinator job and now, it looks like they have done the same with Pepper Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the Giants have told...

New York Giants, Tom Coughlin Will Discuss Contract Situation “Fairly Soon”
January 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After two straight losing seasons and tremendous outcry from their fanbase, the New York Giants decided some changes were necessary heading into 2015. However, those changes did not include a new face at head coach, and Giants co-owner John Mara once again explained why during a WFAN interview on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** "If...

New York Giants to Hire Tim Walton as Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 14th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Up until Wednesday, the New York Giants had two coaching vacancies on their staff; the defensive coordinator position and the defensive backs coach. At least one of those coaching vacancies appears to have been filled. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants will hire former St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Tim Walton to be their defensive...

Steve Spagnuolo Viewed as Favorite to Land New York Giants Defensive Coordinator Job: Report
January 14th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are set to bring in Steve Spagnuolo for an interview on Wednesday for their defensive coordinator position; which would make him the fourth candidate to interview for the job. ***PHOTO1*** With Raheem Morris, Pepper Johnson and Dennis Allen all interviewing for the job over the last couple of...