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Report: Jerry Schuplinski is expected to be Giants QB coach

It appears the 2020 Giants coaching staff is going to have a 2019 Dolphins feel to it. The Giants are hiring Patrick Graham as their defensive coordinator after he spent the 2019 season running the defense in Miami. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Giants are also expected to hire Jerry Schuplinski as [more]

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to the Dolphins. Sorry guys, that was probably too soon. With [more]

Pat Shurmur will be the Broncos’ offensive coordinator

It wasn’t long after the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello that reports linked former Giants head coach Pat Shurmur to the job. It wasn’t long before there were multiple reports that Shurmur had gone from candidate to the choice as the second offensive coordinator of Vic Fangio’s run as the Broncos head coach. The [more]

Report: Broncos want Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator

The Broncos fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello on Sunday and they reportedly know who they want to replace him. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the Broncos will “move fast to secure” former Giants head coach Pat Shurmur for the coordinator role. It appears Denver will have some company in that pursuit. There have been [more]

Giants hiring Patrick Graham as their defensive coordinator

The Dolphins are going to have new offensive and defensive coordinators in 2020. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Giants will hire Patrick Graham as their defensive coordinator. Graham just finished his first season in that role with the Dolphins and reports this weekend indicated the team would allow him to interview with [more]

Giants want to interview Patrick Graham for DC, holding onto WR coach Tyke Tolbert

The Giants’ search for a defensive coordinator has gotten underway with a call to the Dolphins. NFL Media reports that the Giants have requested permission to interview Dolphins defensive coordinator Patrick Graham for the same job on Joe Judge’s staff. The expectation is that they will receive that permission. Judge, Graham and Dolphins head coach [more]

John Mara: Giants moved fast on Joe Judge because Mississippi State was after him

The Giants hired their new head coach Joe Judge suddenly and before anyone realized their coaching search was finished, in part because of competition not from an NFL team, but from a college team. According to Giants owner John Mara, Mississippi State was making a strong push for Judge, and the Giants wanted to hire [more]

Slow start to interview process limited Josh McDaniels’ options

As Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels interviews for the head-coaching vacancy in Cleveland, whether he gets any job in the current cycle comes down to one and only one shot, barring a delayed-reaction firing, retirement, or resignation. The Panthers and Giants wanted to talk to McDaniels, but for whatever reason he got started too late. [more]

John Mara: Door open for Eli Manning to remain in Giants organization

After the end of the regular season, Eli Manning said that all options were on the table for the future but that he didn’t think he’d be returning to the Giants as a backup quarterback to Daniel Jones in 2020. Giants co-owner John Mara said on Friday that there are other ways that Manning could [more]

Report: Joe Judge gets five-year contract, same as Pat Shurmur

New Giants head coach Joe Judge is getting a contract that supposedly offers him job security, but in reality offers him no more security than his just-fired predecessor. The Giants gave Judge a five-year contract, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports, and don’t want any more two-and-dones. But Schefter also reported two years ago that the [more]

Giants like what they heard from Bill Belichick about Joe Judge

The Giants were impressed by the recommendation they got on new coach Joe Judge from his old boss, Bill Belichick. But the referral Belichick got from another coach also carried some weight. Via Tom Rock of Newsday, Giants co-owner John Mara said that Alabama coach Nick Saban sending Judge to work for Belichick mattered as [more]

Giants get to work assembling Joe Judge’s staff

Considering his background is special teams, new Giants coach Joe Judge figured to put an emphasis on that area. And he must have liked what he saw there. According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News, Judge is retaining incumbent Thomas McGaughey as his special teams coordinator. McGaughey did oversee some good work in [more]

Gettleman sees running-winning correlation, may not see causation

In the NFL, there’s a correlation between running the ball a lot and winning. At the end of any season, if you look up the teams that ran the ball the most, you’ll generally see that those teams won a lot. And if you look up the teams that passed the ball the most, you’ll [more]

John Mara on Matt Rhule: We weren’t going to seven years with anybody

The Panthers made Matt Rhule an offer he couldn’t refuse to become their head coach, but he did see if the Giants would match it before agreeing to the job in Carolina. Rhule was scheduled to interview with the Giants on Tuesday, but never came in to meet with the team after receiving the offer. [more]

Joe Judge “not really concerned” with reaction to his hiring

The Giants raised some eyebrows when they settled on Joe Judge as their choice to replace Pat Shurmur as the team’s head coach and reactions haven’t been uniformly positive since word of the move broke on Tuesday. Judge was officially introduced at a press conference on Thursday and one of the questions he faced had [more]

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