New York Giants: Keeping Tom Coughlin Was The Right Move

January 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Part of the beauty of football is that every piece of an organization is integral to sustain a winning franchise.
In baseball, some managers are merely directed to stay out of the way. In basketball, the head coach only has to manage 15 egos on the roster. I don’t mean to take away from the workload these men take 365 days a year, but coaching a football team is a whole different animal. It is virtually impossible to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season in spite of the head coach.
Tom Coughlin may have been the biggest reason the Giants surged to win the Super Bowl in 2007. He has done a fantastic job since taking over for Jim Fassel, whose lax approach permeated throughout the locker room and demanded a disciplinarian to cure it.
Since his arrival, Coughlin went 6-10 in 2004, and has not lost more than 8 games in a season since.
Frankly, the constant speculation regarding his job status is utterly mind blowing. Sure, Coughlin has his fa...

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