You have to admire Cruz for his willingness to subject himself to the rigors of backfield work, even if it’s just for the sake of gimmickry. But there’s no way the kid should play even a snap at running back.
Ben McAdoo plans to mix and match what he learned with the Green Bay Packers with parts of Kevin Gilbride’s playbook in coming up with a new offense for the New York Giants.
While we all recognize that new coordinators prefer to bring in their own guys as well as their own playbooks — and heaven knows, the Giants need a fresh voice in the offensive meetings — there is still a sadness about Pope’s departure.
Well-regarded tight ends coach Mike Pope is out after two stints and a total of 23 seasons with the team. “These are very difficult decisions,” coach Tom Coughlin said.
“I think this is the best coach for the job,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. “With his experiences, I think he brings a lot to the table. Our players are going to be excited to hear what he has to say.”
The man who will be in charge of revitalizing Eli Manning’s career is the same coach who helped Aaron Rodgers maintain his excellence.
In scouring the NFL for a new OC, now that Kevin Gilbride has retired under the impending threat of involuntary termination, the Giants must find someone who is compatible with Eli Manning. That’s first and foremost.
Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo will interview to be the Giants’ offensive coordinator this weekend, according to multiple reports.