Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and general manager Jerry Reese have not given any indication about Coughlin’s future with the organization.
In the end, both coaches will pay for their failings. The only difference will involve the method of payment.
“Look, I had a great working relationship with Tom Coughlin … I have an opinion. It’s my job to have an opinion. That’s what (CBS executives) hired me to be.”
With his team marred in a five-game losing streak and all but irrelevant, inevitably the ‘buzzards are buzzing’ around Giants head coach Tom Coughlin.
“At some point, it trickles uphill and it has to be Tom Coughlin’s responsibility. I’ve held off on saying it, but it is time for them to make a change at head coach.”
Even if you’re not a Big Blue devotee, Sunday had to summon some sense of sadness.
Speaking to the “TBD in the AM” show on CBS Sports Radio on Monday, the Hall of Fame coach said Coughlin’s résumé speaks for itself and he should be given the benefit of the doubt.
As a fourth-down pass fell to the turf, Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. let his helmet fly. The rookie is learning quickly and painfully about losing in the NFL.
New York’s playoff hopes effectively ended Sunday in a rain of turnovers. Now, it’s just a matter of what the final record will look like.
Boomer and Craig were talking football early on Monday morning, trying their best to make sense of Big Blue’s demise, collectively wondering what the future might hold for Tom Coughlin & Co.
“He hasn’t played in a while, so I can’t say how much he can give us,” Coughlin said of Jennings. “He knows his limitations and knows his own body. We trust him. At this point, we need a win.”
“He’s talented, he’s smart, he puts himself in the right spot,” Coughlin said. “He is physical. He’s a good young linebacker.”
On this action-packed Football Friday, Al channeled his inner-Billy Joel and belted out a gem that is sure to get you good and ready for Giants-Niners.
“We know that he has been in the building and worked in the conditioning area,” Coughlin said. “I would expect he’s a player who has been in on all the meetings and conditioned himself very, very well.”
With his Giants sitting at 3-6 and preparing to host the 49ers this Sunday at MetLife Stadium, Tom Coughlin is looking for his Big Blue Crew to ‘stand tall.’