Tom Coughlin may be the oldest head coach in the NFL, but he’s not about to start thinking about the “R” word.
Though it would seem like an appropriate time for Giants head coach Tom Coughlin to step down, the upstate New York native is currently in talks with Giants owner John Mara about a contract extension, according to CBSSports.com.
The Giants did not release a cause or place of death. Robinson was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, according to a family statement posted on the caringbridge.org hospice site.
Coughlin doesn’t appear to be bothered by the lack of back-page attention. He prefers to stay under the radar. Until it counts, at least.
Jerry got down business updating us on the New Orleans Saints’ head coaching mess before moving onto the aforementioned Giants’ season opener. We got to hear from Dallas owner Jerry Jones, who loves what the schedule makers have done.
When Giants co-owner John Mara was asked if the Big Apple is big enough for both Tim Tebow and the Giants, he couldn’t help but make light of the situation.
The New York Giants say they’re planning to return their training camp to Albany this summer.
“This is better than TV,” one fan said. “I love the cop cars, the toilet paper and the ecstatic fans.”
With the Vince Lombardi Trophy held high, Eli Manning passed by thousands of cheering Giants fans eager to get a glimpse of a piece of Super Bowl history.
In honor of the New York Giants Super Bowl win, the city has been declared the “Big Blue Apple” today by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
No more hot seat for Tom Coughlin. No more second-guessing. The 65-year-old made NFL history on Sunday.
The NFL season began on time largely because of Robert Kraft and John Mara. So there’s no more fitting way to end it than the two of them facing off for the game’s biggest prize.
Yet few players, coaches or even the teams’ owners pointed to beating the Jets as a critical juncture in their chase for another NFL championship.
First the Super Bowl, now an Oscar nomination. This week has been kind to the Mara family. February could be even better.
The Giants have bought in 100 percent with their 65-year-old coach, and he is enjoying every second of it.