Coach Rumors: Coughlin, Eagles, Giants

The latest coaching news from around the NFL:

  • The Eagles have confirmed (via Twitter) that their interview with former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has concluded. Coughlin becomes the sixth candidate to sit down with Philadelphia, though one of those six – Adam Gase – has since been hired by another team. Be sure to check out our head coaching search tracker for the full breakdown.
  • Meanwhile, Coughlin’s old team in New York conducted a head coaching interview of its own today. The Giants announced in a press release that their meeting with ex-Falcons head coach Mike Smith has been completed. An interview with Bengals OC Hue Jackson will likely be next up for Big Blue.
  • The Browns are using Monday to take a step back and regroup on their head coaching search, tweets Mary Kay Cabot of There are plenty of options on the table for Cleveland, with the club having interviewed seven candidates to date and having been linked to others.
  • Veteran wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson is expected to interview for a wide receivers coaching job with the Rams and Dolphins, a source told Adam Caplan of (on Twitter).
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4 comments on “Coach Rumors: Coughlin, Eagles, Giants

  1. 3Tavgreg

    The New York media is all in a tizzy about how bad it will look if Coughlin goes to
    Philly and succeeds. I think if he goes there it’s much more likely New York has the last laugh as he goes there and fails.

  2. bobhutt99

    Fails??? Do you see the squad Jerry Reese gave him this past season? He’s the best coach out there. The Giants did him wrong. I hope Tom gets the job and wins the division. It would serve the Giants right. Mike Smith? Doug Marrone? Coaches like this couldn’t hold TC’s jock!

  3. met man

    I agree with the above comment.The Giants let the wrong man go.Reese has done a terrible job(with the exception of drafting Beckham).Coughlin deserved a better fate.


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