Giants Expected To Hire Thomas McGaughey As ST Coordinator

It sounds like the Giants are starting to fill out their coaching staff. Alex Marvez of The Sporting News reports (via Twitter) that Thomas McGaughey is expected to become the team’s new special teams coordinator.

Thomas McGaugheyMcGaughey had spent two seasons as the Panthers special teams coordinator, but he was fired by the team earlier this week. During his first season at the helm, the coordinator helped lead his team to a league-leading three blocked field goals. Now, he’ll be reuniting with former Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman, who has the same job in New York.

Before his tenure with the Panthers, McGaughey spent time as the special teams coordinator for the 49ers, Jets, and Louisiana State. He’s also had stints with the Chiefs, Texans, Broncos, and Giants, where he was the assistant special teams coordinator from 2007 through 2010.

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    • Perksy

      Shurmur head coach, Del Rio def coordinator. Maybe Spags can remain on the staff? If not hired elsewhere.

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    • witt0824

      Just thought it was odd that assistants were going in and no head coach named.

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      • itslonelyatthetrop

        Special teams is often treated with some autonomy. A lot of ST coaches get retained despite hirings and firings of a HC or GM.

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