Tom Coughlin cannot grieve in the normal way. He goes to work. He commiserates with his family. He goes back to work and prepares a game plan. He suffers in silence.
The Giants are ready to rally behind heartbroken coach Tom Coughlin after the unexpected death of his only brother, John.
Coughlin was dealing with more than the Giants’ 0-2 start Wednesday, and most of his players knew it. The team’s poor play was insignificant compared to what the 67-year-old Coughlin had been through the past 48 hours.
John Coughlin had lived in New Jersey for more than 20 years, working in harness racing. He owned and operated Coughlin’s Stables at the Meadowlands.