NY Post Reports Tom Coughlin Will Return as Head Coach: According to The New York Post, an unidentified source “familiar with the club’s thinking” says Tom Coughlin is “99.9 percent” likely to return as head coach of the New York Giants in 2015. The full story is available here.
But another report from Newsday says the return of Coughlin is not as certain. “I think there is a good chance he will be back, but 99.9 percent is not close,” an unidentified source “familiar with the Giants’ situation” told the paper.
December 15, 2014 Tom Coughlin Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Monday conference call is available at BigBlueInteractive.com.
QB Eli Manning on WFAN Radio: The audio of Monday’s WFAN interview with QB Eli Manning is available at CBS New York
Articles on Head Coach Tom Coughlin:
- Coughlin deserves one more year by Ian O’Connor of ESPNNewYork.com
- How the Giants have come together to save Coughlin’s job by Mark Cannizzaro of The New York Post
- The Giants aren’t judging Tom Coughlin on his win-loss record by Dan Graziano of ESPN.com
Articles on the New York Giants Wide Receivers:
- Has there ever been a Giants rookie like Odell Beckham? by Steve Serby of The New York Post
- Tom Coughlin’s heart-to-heart with Odell Beckham Jr. helped by Bob Glauber of Newsday
- NY Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr. could save jobs of Tom Coughlin, Jerry Reese by Ralph Vacchiano of The New York Daily News
- Giants bench Rueben Randle, again by Kieran Darcy for ESPNNewYork.com
- Giants’ Rueben Randle fading into background by Jeff Roberts of The Bergen Record
Articles on the New York Giants Defensive Line:
- Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul: My overall play (not the sacks) speaks for itself by Jordan Raanan for NJ.com
- Johnathan Hankins a quiet cornerstone of Giants’ defense by Tom Rock of Newsday
Article on the Giants-Redskins Game: Rashad Jennings lasts 1 play, Rueben Randle on decline, Kerry Wynn on rise | Giants snap counts by Jordan Raanan for NJ.com
Notes: Tom Coughlin has 95 regular-season wins as the Giants’ head coach. That is second in franchise history to Hall of Famer Steve Owen (153).
On Sunday, WR Odell Beckham caught 12 passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns. The 12 receptions were the most ever by a Giants rookie wide receiver, and tied the highest total in a single game by a wide receiver in franchise history.
Beckham has at least 90 receiving yards in seven consecutive games, extending his NFL rookie record.
Beckham’s 972 receiving yards this season are a new Giants rookie record. The old record of 894 was set by TE Jeremy Shockey in 2002.
Beckham is the first rookie in Giants history to catch three touchdown passes in a game.
The Giants have 41 sacks this season, far exceeding their 2013 total of 34.