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John Mara: Giants’ Season Was ‘Embarrassing'; 2015 Is Win Or Else

Coach Tom Coughlin and general manager Jerry Reese are getting one more chance to turn around the New York Giants — or else.

12/30/2014

Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants walks off the field after their game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on December 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giants’ Coughlin To Return In 2015; Perry Fewell’s Status Up In Air

Co-owner John Mara confirmed that the two-time Super Bowl champion will return during a news conference on Tuesday, though he did say that he might not extend the 68-year-old’s contract.

12/30/2014

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on against the Colts at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Keeping Coughlin Is The Comfortable Move, Not The Confident One

Keeping Coughlin was more a move of nostalgia than necessity, more about patience than prudence.

12/30/2014

Odell Beckham of the New York Giants runs with the ball after making a catch against the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 28, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Beckham’s Emergence, Return Of Cruz Have Giants Stoked For 2015

For a team that wasn’t in the playoff hunt for most of the season and has missed the postseason the past three years, the New York Giants are heading into the offseason with a lot of optimism.

12/29/2014

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Report: Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Will Return In 2015

The Giants finished 6-10 and missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season. Coughlin, who won Super Bowls XLII and XLVI with the G-Men, has been the Giants’ coach since 2004.

12/29/2014

Odell Beckham #13 and Rueben Randle #82 of the New York Giants celebrate against the Philadelphia Eagles during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Dottino: Beckham Jr. Brilliant, Defense Not So Much In Giants’ Finale

The Giants’ enigmatic season ended at 6-10, with an excellent illustration of what they need moving forward.

12/29/2014

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Team Grades: Mistakes Doom Giants Against Eagles 34-26

The New York Giants (6-10) hoped to end their season on a winning note, as much as the Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) wanted to end a three-game losing streak. The Birds got a blocked punt for a touchdown and withstood an Odell Beckham onslaught to beat Big Blue 34-26 at MetLife Stadium.

12/29/2014

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on prior to a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium on December 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Eli, Beckham Voice Support For Coughlin, Giants’ Coaching Staff

Tom Coughlin would not address his employment status after Sunday’s season finale: “I’m going to go about my business, just as I always do, until I’m told otherwise.”

12/29/2014

A fan holds a sign following the Baltimore Ravens' 20-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ravens Make Playoffs; Seahawks, Broncos, Packers Get Byes

The division showdowns were won by the Packers, Panthers and Steelers. On to the playoffs. Also qualifying for the Super Bowl chase were the Ravens, who got the final AFC wild card.

12/29/2014

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images), Perry Fewell (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Coughlin Seems Safe, But Some Changes Should Come To Giants

Replacing defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and special teams coach Tom Quinn might be a good start, or end for that matter.

12/29/2014

Wide receiver Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants celebrates with wide receiver Victor Cruz #80 after scoring a 15-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 5, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants, Eagles Both Looking To End 2014 On Positive Note

Beating the New York Giants was cause for major celebration for the Philadelphia Eagles the first time the teams met this season. Doing so again in the finale won’t create close to the same level of enjoyment.

12/28/2014

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Injury Report: Foles Out For Eagles, Kennard Will Not Play For Giants On Sunday

When the New York Giants (6-9) and Philadelphia Eagles (9-6) met the first time this season, they were two teams going in opposite directions. They still are, but the roles have been reversed. The Giants are looking to end their campaign on a four-game winning streak, while the Eagles are limping to the finish line, hoping to snap a three-game losing streak.

12/26/2014

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The 10 Most Memorable Sporting Events Of 2014

When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.

12/26/2014

Andre Williams #44 of the New York Giants rushes against the St. Louis Rams in the fourth quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Palladino: Talented Youngsters Have Giants’ Future Looking Bright

They have offered hope for 2015, either as starters or quality depth pieces. That’s a lot more than the Giants had coming out of training camp.

12/26/2014

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