Have the New York Giants lastly discovered their subsequent championship head coach? Invoice Belichick certain thinks so.
After the dismissal of Tom Coughlin on the finish of the 2015 season, the workforce tried going the assistant coach route, hiring first offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo after which bringing in Pat Shurmur, one other completed NFL assistant.
In 2020, possession determined to proceed down that street however rent a extra progressive, but old skool determine in Joe Decide — the long-time New England Patriots and Alabama assistant and confidant of each Belichick and Nick Saban.
In line with a Patriots supply, when the Giants had been interviewing New England assistant Joe Decide, Invoice Belichick instructed John Mara, “He is higher than the final two guys you employed.”…Sure, it does appear Decide is best than Pat Shurmur & Ben McAdoo. https://t.co/75TOMDvoho
— Ian O’Connor (@Ian_OConnor) March 29, 2021
To date, Decide has not confirmed Belichick proper. The Giants went 6-10 in Decide’s first season on the helm however confidence is excessive — increased than it ever was beneath McAdoo or Shurmur.
Decide has introduced some buzz again to the Giants, reminding individuals of two of the workforce’s most profitable and iconic coaches (Tom Coughlin and Invoice Parcells) and his presence has led to a number of huge ticket free agent signings this month.
“You at all times know the place Joe is on the observe subject, identical to you probably did with Invoice and Tom,” Giants co-owner John Mara instructed the New York Put up. “His consideration to element may be very spectacular to me, and people are traits Tom and Invoice had as nicely.
“He’s made believers out of the gamers, so far as his program is worried, in what he’s making an attempt to show them and the tradition he’s making an attempt to construct. I’ve been round plenty of conditions in my years the place I didn’t have that sense that the gamers believed within the head coach, however Steve [Tisch] and I do really feel that manner now.”