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.
The running back told his coach to “run the ball” as he returned to the field following an interception, according to a report. Bradshaw was also frustrated with Victor Cruz because he though the receiver missed a block, the report said.
Ahmad Bradshaw is playing in pain and loving every second of it.
Tom Coughlin has kept his Giants prepared in whatever way possible. He’s been inspired by Vince Lombardi and John Wooden. Coughlin has even turned to the wisdom of Steve Jobs.
The seven-year veteran played on a subpar knee two years ago and struggled, and he has vowed not to make the same mistake again.