The term “status quo” apparently does not appear in the NFL’s competitive lexicon.
The New York Giants have cut prices for preseason tickets almost in half as part of a new program that will reduce the overall cost of a season package slightly for almost all fans.
Mara, 85, slipped in front of her home in Rye, New York, during an ice storm last month, Giants president and CEO John Mara, Ann’s son, said.
“We obviously need to add some pieces,” Mara said. “We need to have another strong draft. We need to pick and choose in free agency some guys who can help us.”
Commissioner Roger Goodell got a strong vote of confidence from team owners on a day a league-hired investigator determined the NFL botched the Ray Rice case, but found no evidence of a cover-up.
Despite all the “ifs” and uncertainty facing the Giants, head coach Tom Coughlin believes 2015 will be a success, even if it does take a long, arduous offseason to accomplish it.
Coach Tom Coughlin and general manager Jerry Reese are getting one more chance to turn around the New York Giants — or else.
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.
Keeping Coughlin was more a move of nostalgia than necessity, more about patience than prudence.
Replacing defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and special teams coach Tom Quinn might be a good start, or end for that matter.
He may not deserve to be fired, but he has to leave the sidelines one way or another for the long-term success of the team. It’s a painful move that has to be made.
Winning two games in a row late in the season has not shed any light on whether Tom Coughlin will be returning as coach of the Giants.
Maybe Tom Coughlin’s seat isn’t so hot, after all. According to the New York Post, the Giants are leaning towards bringing back the head coach for the 2015 season.
Among the topics discussed at Wednesday’s owners meetings was the commissioner’s role in handing out discipline, and he reiterated that all options “are on the table.”
The owners of the Giants and Steelers, both close confidants of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, said they would not be conducting or directing the investigation.