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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:21:51 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, the oldest current head coach in the NFL, said he has no plans for retirement and is in excellent physical condition. Coughlin said he is also not afraid of retirement. "I'm not afraid of it," Coughlin said. "I am in the healthiest position I can possibly be in, being the head football coach of the New York Giants. I have the best medical people in the world that are a phone call and a five-minute ride from where I am. I have an athletic trainer in Ronnie Barnes who is very, very aware of what I should be doing. I have a full physical every year, the best, an executive physical. My worry would be what would I do if I'm not on this schedule I'm on."
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:52:46 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he is not worried about the contract for WR Victor Cruz getting done. "These things take time," Coughlin said today before signing copies of his book, Earn the Right to Win, at a Barnes & Noble in NYC. "As much as we'd all like them to happen now, it's a process."
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:34:36 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the team has reached out to college coaches about defending the read option. Coughlin would not confirm which coaches he has talked to, but just said the discussions have happened.
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:25:48 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he wants the team to re-sign backup QB David Carr. "I like the room with he and Eli and whoever else is in there," Coughlin said. "Don't forget there's another side to David Carr. David Carr can run, he's fast, he's athletic, no matter who we're going to play he can be the opposition's quarterback and do it very well. He does a good job of it. He runs the option."
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:11:57 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he is not considering retirement and is looking forward to next season. "I approach each year the way I always approach them and the energy is flowing well and I'm excited about it," Coughlin said. "I'm looking forward to this offseason and getting our football team together again. Maybe at some point I'll get the message, but it certainly isn't right now." CB Terrell Thomas said he believed Coughlin would only coach one more year.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:27:34 -0800
During an interview on NFL Network's "NFL AM" program, New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (knee) said he feels head coach Tom Coughlin has one more year of coaching left in him. Coughlin is signed through the 2014 season. "But I think he has one more in him," said Thomas, a second-round pick in 2008 who missed the past two seasons with ACL injuries. "We have a great nucleus of guys, and I don't think he wants to give that up. That passion is still burning within him. He's in that facility all day every day; he's going crazy not being able to coach and watch film. He lives and breathes football. He has everybody in there all day, every day, in the offseason," Thomas said. Coughlin, 66, has given no public indications of his plans.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:31:26 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said TE Martellus Bennett still can develop more and that finishing blocks has to be a priority.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:13:04 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said defensive coordinator Perry Fewell will remain in his role next season.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 11:07:39 -0800
New York Giants DT Chris Canty (knee) sprained his medial collateral ligament in the team's Week 16 game. It is unclear what his status will be in Week 17. "We will have to see how he responds," head coach Tom Coughlin said.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 04:15:26 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the team must win all their remaining games in order to capture the NFC East division and assure a postseason berth. "Knowing full well it's a four-game season, we have to win, literally, every one of our games," Coughlin said. The Giants (7-5) hold a one-game lead in the division over the Washington Redskins (6-6) and Dallas Cowboys (6-6).
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:10:11 -0800
New York Giants OT Sean Locklear (knee) will require surgery for a serious injury, according to head coach Tom Coughlin. Coughlin would not provide specifics of the extent of the injury.
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:31:08 -0800
New York Giants DT Markus Kuhn (knee) will miss the rest of the regular season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:07:51 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin sees signs that QB Eli Manning is improving. "I think yesterday there were signs that he's improving, he's getting back on track, Coughlin said. "There were some signs there that were good yesterday. We've just got to build on them. ... I thought he threw the ball better. Many times yesterday he zinged it in there. He had the ball down the seam to Victor that should've been a touchdown."
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:53:21 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said his defense got pushed around in their Week 9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. "It was soft, no question," Coughlin said. "It was soft early. We came back and played a little bit better and then they had their breakout there at the end of the game."
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:37:46 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is not worried about QB Eli Manning. "He'll come bouncing back. He'll be back," Coughlin said.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 06:59:43 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said following Week 9 that he needs QB Eli Manning to return to form. Manning was just 10-for-24 passing in the game. "We've got to get him back on track," Coughlin said. "He's our guy, (and) we've got to get him back to the way he was playing a couple weeks ago and do it in a hurry." Manning, however, feels he has been accurate with his passes. "I feel like I'm throwing the ball accurately when I have opportunities to. I don't feel off rhythm, no," Manning said. "I think, offensively, in the passing game, whether we're just running things we feel comfortable with or getting guys winning again so we get guys open, it's just a combination of … I don't feel like I'm throwing the ball inaccurate, I don't feel like I'm missing guys, so I think it's just a matter of getting back where offensively we're playing fast and making good decisions and guys are winning and we'll hit 'em."
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:26:21 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he is hopeful and confident that CB Antrel Rolle (concussion) would pass his concussion test and be cleared to play in the team's Week 9 game.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:52:16 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said that WR Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) is still not playing at full capacity. "I think he's mentally better, but I don't know that he's always physically able to do the things he really wants to do or we want him to do," Coughlin said.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:46:55 -0700
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) was involved in a heated exchange with head coach Tom Coughlin in Week 7. It is unknown why the argument occurred, and head coach Tom Coughlin declined to give an explanation after the game. "That's between he and I," Coughlin said. Bradshaw did not address the media in front of his locker after the game. He appeared to be frustrated at a few different points during the game as well. Bradshaw carried the ball just 12 times for 43 yards and a touchdown. Coughlin added Bradshaw came out of the game "okay," health-wise.
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:09:59 -0700
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) did not suffer a setback, even if he is questionable for Week 7. Head coach Tom Coughlin said Bradshaw was sore Friday, Oct. 19.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:33:35 -0700
New York Giants CB Kenny Phillips (knee) is likely a week away from returning to game action. Phillips will get the chance to return to practice this week. "I don't know how far we can go with him," head coach Tom Coughlin said.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:32:46 -0700
New York Giants TE Travis Beckum (knee) is not ready to return to practice, according to head coach Tom Coughlin Monday, Oct. 15.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:31:12 -0700
New York Giants DL Chris Canty (knee) will return to practice this week, according to head coach Tom Coughlin Monday, Oct. 15.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:56:19 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin feels people are not giving his team a chance in their Week 6 game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:40:18 -0700
New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) had an MRI on his injured knee. "It's a knee," head coach Tom Coughlin said when asked if it revealed structural damage.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:39:41 -0700
New York Giants WR Ramses Barden (concussion) has been cleared to return to practice, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:27:14 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he is not satisfied with the team's pass rush. "How could we be satisfied? We didn't touch the passer," Coughlin said.
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:46:42 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson is hoping to earn more carries at running back by performing well on kick returns, and it is something that is working. "We probably had as good a field position based on our kickoff return game that we've had in a long, long time," head coach Tom Coughlin said of Wilson's 36.2 yard average on returns against Philadelphia on Sunday night. "David Wilson as a weapon is quite obvious now [and] people are really going to have to contend with that aspect of our game."
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:14:41 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said WR Hakeem Nicks (knee) is not really improving. "How much concern can I show you," Coughlin said when asked how concerned he was.
Fantasy Tip: This news make Domenik Hixon and Ramses Barden more viable options moving forward, if Nicks continues to miss time.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:07:52 -0700
New York Giants CB Kenny Phillips (knee) has a medial collateral ligament sprain, according to head coach Tom Coughlin. Phillips will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:59:48 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took responsibility for his team's conservative play calling in the final minutes of the team's Week 4 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:29:49 -0700
New York Giants RB Tom Coughlin said RB Ahmad Bradshaw will start over RB Andre Brown in the team's Week 4 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, but Coughlin also acknowledged he'll ride the hot hand. "At this point in time it will be according to however we plan to use them," Coughlin said. "Naturally, we reserve the right of who has the hot hand. So many times it has been Ahmad in that situation."
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:59:40 -0700
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (hand) can play with the broken hand he suffered in the team's Week 3 game, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.
Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:05:23 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin says the Tampa Bay Buccaneers additions of former Giants coaches Mike Sullivan and Bill Sheridan may force the team to adjust some of the communication they use for their Week 2 game.
Sat, 09 Jun 2012 06:02:28 -0700
The New York Giants visited the White House Friday, June 8, as President Barack Obama honored the Super Bowl XLVI champions. Head coach Tom Coughlin thanked the men and women in the military and said that Congress might benefit by learning a thing or two from the Giants. "Offense, defense and special teams doing their jobs, each group having different objectives and motives but playing in harmony for each other, for the good of everyone," Coughlin said. "Wouldn't it be nice if Congress operated the same way?"
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 11:18:28 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin signed a new three-year deal worth $20 million. The team voided the one-year extension he signed last offseason and gave him the three-year deal that will run through the 2014 season.
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 09:54:23 -0700
The New York Giants have signed head coach Tom Coughlin to a contract extension that will run through the 2014 season. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 28 May 2012 07:01:10 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan has high praise for head coach Greg Schiano, comparing him to New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. Sullivan worked with Coughlin for eight seasons. "Coach Schiano is in many ways similar to (Tom) Coughlin, from the standpoint of very, very organized and detailed and things like discipline and structure and organization being at a premium," Sullivan said. "I think he's very bright. And I think he's someone that has brought a concept of family."
Thu, 17 May 2012 10:16:42 -0700
New York Giants owner John Mara said he expects the team to sign head coach Tom Coughlin to a contract extension in the near future.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 09:25:40 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he believes he will receive a contract extension at some point during the next few weeks. Coughlin is entering the final year of his current contract.
Sat, 25 Feb 2012 06:31:23 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he has yet to have serious talks with the team about a contract extension. He is under contract through the 2012 season.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 12:10:55 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he has not had serious talks yet with the team about a contract extension. Coughlin's contract is scheduled to expire at the end of next season.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 07:26:46 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said there should be no debate now as to whether QB Eli Manning ranks among the league's elite quarterbacks. "I thought, again, that this business about elite quarterbacks, I think that question's come and gone," Coughlin said. "I don't think we'll hear much about that again. He epitomizes everything that I believe in as a player. (That's) In terms of the quality, the way he produces, the way he handles it among his teammates, on and off the field."
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 08:58:03 -0800
New York Giants co-owner John Mara said ownership and head coach Tom Coughlin will sit down in a few days to discuss perhaps a new contract.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 06:39:29 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said Monday, Feb. 6, he wants to continue coaching in 2012.
Sun, 05 Feb 2012 23:36:23 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, 65, became the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl. When his Giants beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, Coughlin won his second Super Bowl as a head coach.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 07:46:03 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has had no problem with a few of his players saying they are going to win Super Bowl XLVI. Coughlin said it's no different than New England Patriots QB Tom Brady telling a crowd at a pep rally that he hopes to have a bigger crowd at a party after the Super Bowl. "I don't," Coughlin said when asked if he has a problem with the bravado coming from his players. "I know there have been one or two quotes out there. But to be honest with you, I don't know that any one of them have been any different than Tom Brady's."
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 05:18:23 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he appreciates the loyalty his players have shown him this season. FS Antrel Rolle, in particular, has professed his appreciation for Coughlin. "It certainly means a lot," Coughlin said. "Usually that comes, as you know, later - when players begin to say things like that about their experience with their coach. That's why you coach, to be honest with you."
Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:01:54 -0800
Former Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver said recently that he regrets firing New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin back in 2002. "If hindsight you could change, I'll be honest with you: I probably would have never changed Coughlin," Weaver said.
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 07:00:46 -0800
The New York Giants own a record of 14-18 in December during head coach Tom Coughlin's tenure with the team.