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Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:19:44 -0800
New York Giants owner John Mara indicated the team may have fired former offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride if he did not decide to retire after the season.
Sat, 04 Jan 2014 08:20:07 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was prepared to fight to keep offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride before Gilbride decided to retire.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:01:57 -0800
Updating a previous report, New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has announced his retirement.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 12:37:57 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride will announce his retirement soon.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:30:36 -0800
The New York Giants are expected to fire offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride in the near future.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 12:29:42 -0800
The New York Giants could be interested in Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan if they decide to fire offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride this offseason.
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:09:33 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin still believes in offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride despite the team being shut out for the second time this season in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. The Giants are averaging 311.6 total yards per game and just 17.9 points per game. "It certainly hasn't been a connect-all-the-dots-from-day-one type of year," Coughlin said. "But Kevin's a pro, he's been around, he's done things a long time. We try to find ways to take advantage of things."
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:16:37 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said RB Brandon Jacobs may get the start in the team's Week 6 game. "I guess it'll be Brandon (Jacobs)," Gilbride said.
Fantasy Tip: Even if Jacobs does get the start, Da'Rel Scott has much more upside, and will likely end up getting more work through the course of the game. Both players are risky starts at best.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:11:23 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride likes how RB David Wilson has grown as a blocker, but he's still not completely up to speed on blocking. "You see a guy like David Wilson, who started with no clue on who to block, much less how to block, to a pretty good understanding of what it is that he has to do," Gilbride said. "Now it is a matter of doing it. And it is a matter of getting better at it. He is still not 100 percent."
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:10:09 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said the team needed to add some young talent to the offensive line, something they accomplished when they drafted OL Justin Pugh. "We added some young blood that can come in and look like they have the skill set to be able to play and contribute down the road," Gilbride said. "There is no question, we needed an infusion of talent at that spot -– young talent that would be able to come in and eventually assume starting roles. How soon that will be remains to be seen."
Fri, 10 May 2013 13:38:49 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he has full confidence WR Victor Cruz's contract situation will be resolved and he will return to the team.
Sat, 01 Dec 2012 07:19:50 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said there is no reason why RB David Wilson should not be ready to see more action in Week 13. "You've got to be ready and have an understanding of what your assignments are and what adjustments you have to make to handle the specific challenges or problems that the Redskins present," Gilbride said. "He's certainly been around long enough to learn from the guys ahead of him that have done a great job with handling that stuff."
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:43:28 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said one area the team will take a close look at during the bye week is the red zone to see if the Giants can start scoring touchdowns instead of field goals. "We'll also look to see what other teams are doing that are having more success than we are when we get down there," Gilbride said. "See if we can come up with some ideas to help galvanize (the offense)."
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:05:34 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he likes what he has seen out of WR Domenik Hixon as the team's third wide receiver. Gilbride said Hixon has responded when asked to.
Sat, 13 Oct 2012 04:40:44 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was not happy with comments made by New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, who feels that DE Justin Smith "gets away with murder." Harbaugh said in a statement released by the team Friday, Oct. 12, "Kevin Gilbride's outrageous, irrational statement regarding Justin Smith's play is, first, an absurd analogy. Second, it is an incendiary comment targeting one of the truly exemplary players in this league. It's obvious that the Giants coaching staff's sole purpose is to use their high visibility to both criticize and influence officiating."
Thu, 11 Oct 2012 11:50:44 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator coordinator Kevin Gilbride is happy that WR Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) is close to returning. "There's a ...reason he's a starter," Gilbride said. "You see the contribution he's capable of making when you see Tampa Bay. That's the difference. The other guy shave filled in admirably. We're very, very proud to see what Ramses did for a couple of games, what Rueben did this past game, Domenik's been unbelievable all season long. So I'm proud of them all, but you always want your best players and your starters to come back. The more you have there the more difficult it is for people to match up. The advantages they have in certain spots, maybe they start swinging in your favor. So to get him back would be great. The problem is, just getting him back is one thing. What level he'll be able to play at is another."
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:09:54 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said RB Ahmad Bradshaw will have his workload, but RB Andre Brown will get carries and has earned a role in the game plan.
Sun, 29 Jan 2012 11:28:48 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had interest in New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride for their head coaching position but never asked permission to interview him for the job.
Sun, 29 Jan 2012 11:22:27 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he would like the chance to become a head coach in the NFL in the future.
Thu, 17 Jun 2010 10:24:54 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said the team could keep three quarterbacks on the roster this season, reports The Star-Ledger's Mike Garafolo.
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 07:44:37 -0800
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders managing general partner Al Davis may interview New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride for the team's head coaching position, according to several sources.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 14:17:09 -0800
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride could be a candidate for the Oakland Raiders head coaching position if the Raiders decide to fire head coach Tom Cable, according to a source.
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 12:47:31 -0800
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports the Buffalo Bills could consider UFL head coach Jim Haslett and New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride for the head coaching position next season. Another candidate could be Canadian Football League coach Marc Trestman.
Wed, 23 Jul 2008 15:07:11 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he hopes and expects all the running backs on their roster to stay healthy. Gilbride said the team was spoiled with former RB Tiki Barber because of his durability. Gilbride said it would be nice to have each back fresh and strong throughout the season. He said the team will use the back who has the hot hand and that each player has their strength and areas he likes to take advantage of.
Wed, 23 Jul 2008 15:04:24 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he thought New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey would be with the team in their hopes to repeat as Super Bowl champions. However, Gilbride said he is looking forward and is excited about the upcoming season.
Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:26:56 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said he is uncertain how to replace New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey. Gilbride said it is a similar situation as last season when he was wondering how to replace former Giants RB Tiki Barber. He said he will see throughout training camp whether the team will have to make adjustments to the offense.
Wed, 09 Jan 2008 09:48:42 -0800
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride may be a candidate for the vacant head coaching job at the University of Hawaii.
Thu, 18 Jan 2007 19:05:21 -0800
Arthur Staple, of Newsday, reports New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride would like to see changes to the team's downfield passing game in 2007. Gilbride said QB Eli Manning needs to trust more than just WR Plaxico Burress and that the receivers need to gain Manning's trust. He also said TE Jeremy Shockey needs to become more involved in the team's downfield passing game.
Thu, 18 Jan 2007 18:06:48 -0800
The Associated Press reports the New York Giants named Kevin Gilbride as the team's offensive coordinator.
Fri, 12 Jan 2007 16:02:36 -0800
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the New York Giants are expected to hire Kevin Gilbride as their offensive coordinator.
Wed, 10 Jan 2007 18:48:23 -0800
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the New York Giants might offer quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride the offensive coordinator job. The move has already been discussed and it is believed an offer has been made. Gilbride took over the play-calling duties during the team's regular-season finale.
Tue, 26 Dec 2006 16:34:33 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has demoted offensive coordinator John Hufnagel and given the primary play-calling duties to quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride.
Wed, 13 Dec 2006 22:24:14 -0800
The Associated Press reports New York Giants quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride will interview with Boston College about its head coaching job. The team has given the school permission to interview Gilbride.
Sun, 01 Oct 2006 06:16:48 -0700
Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Giants have been quite effective running the hurry-up offense in recent weeks, but they are not about to change their philosophical approach on offense three weeks into the season. "It's been good for us and as a result of that, you enjoy it and the results it has produced," said quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride. "But as a team we have tried to build ourselves a little bit differently, with hard-core runs and play-action passes off that, and having the no-huddle as another weapon, another approach. But I don't think any of us have conceived this would be the main approach, the only approach that we would take. We hope we can continue to be as good in it as we've been, but we hope to get the other part going, too."
Sun, 13 Aug 2006 09:15:21 -0700
Mike Garafolo, of the Newark Star-Ledger, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has moved offensive coordinator John Hufnagel upstairs to the booth. Quarterbacks coach Kevin Gilbride will move down to the sideline and will now relay the calls from Hufnagel to QB Eli Manning. Coughlin said, "I always felt that the play caller in the booth had an opportunity to see the entire field. I felt like John would do a good job from up above. And I also felt it would give Kevin a better opportunity to communicate eyeball-to-eyeball with Eli, a guy that he spends untold number of hours with in the classroom and on the field."
Mon, 26 Jan 2004 13:53:47 -0800
The New York Giants have hired Kevin Gilbride as their new quarterbacks coach.
Thu, 16 May 2002 15:32:00 -0700
BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills first round draft pick tackle Mike Williams (Texas) will probably play at right tackle, though offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride does not want to rule out anything. The Bills believe this will make an easy transition from the collegiate level to the NFL and give Williams the best opportunity to prove himself as a NFL caliber player.
Tue, 23 Apr 2002 11:10:15 -0700
The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills WR Eric Moulds is excited about the addition of QB Drew Bledsoe to the offense, noting that Bledsoe loves to throw the ball deep down field and that he believes offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride will give them the opportunity to go deep in the new offensive scheme. "I haven't been this excited in a long time," Moulds said. He's looking forward to meeting up with Bledsoe when he arrives in town.
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:44:59 -0800
ESPN's John Clayton reports even though the Buffalo Bills added offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, they still have no interest in having QB Rob Johnson return to the team in 2002. Johnson is on the team's expansion list, but the Houston Texans are not believed to be interested in selecting him.
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 19:38:45 -0800
The Associated Press reports new Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride is not sure of which offensive system he'll use or who will be his starting QB in 2002, but he is confident he can breathe life into an offense that sputtered and proved predictable last season. In outlining his plans, Gilbride refused to commit to starting QB Rob Johnson, whose future in Buffalo is in limbo. Gilbride-coached offenses have finished among the top three in the NFL on five occasions.
Sun, 10 Feb 2002 10:49:50 -0800
The Buffalo News reports the hiring of Kevin Gilbride as the Buffalo Bills new offensive coordinator could have a direct bearing on QB Rob Johnson's future with the team. Gilbride and Johnson, who worked together in Jacksonville, have great admiration for each other. Johnson likes Gilbride's forceful personality. If Johnson is not taken in the expansion draft and if he were to accept a big pay cut in the final year of his contract, the Bills would reportedly take him back.
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 14:40:48 -0800
As an update to earlier reports, the Associated Press reports Tom Clements, QBs coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, met with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday about their vacant offensive coordinator position. The Chargers have recently held phone interviews with former San Diego head coach Mike Riley and former Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride.
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 09:29:52 -0800
The Florida Times-Union reports it still appears likely that Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Tom Coughlin will promote defensive line coach John Pease or linebackers coach Steve Szabo to defensive coordinator. Both assistant coaches have been with the team since it's inception. Meanwhile, Coughlin could serve as the offensive coordinator once again this year. He called his own plays under that role in 1999 and 2000 and may do so again. Other potential candidates include Kevin Gilbride, former Carolina QBs coach Turk Schonert and ex-Redskins offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye.
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 09:10:00 -0800
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports Kevin Gilbride is very likely to emerge as the early leading candidate for the vacant offensive coordinator position with the Buffalo Bills. He recently interviewed with the Minnesota Vikings, too. Former San Diego Chargers head coach Mike Riley is also believed to be interested in Buffalo's opening.
Sat, 26 Jan 2002 09:15:54 -0800
According to John Clayton of ESPN, former Chargers coach Kevin Gilbride may now be the favorite to land the offensive coordinator job with the Buffalo Bills. He has also talked to the New Orleans Saints about their QBs coach job and the Minnesota Vikings about their offensive coordinator job.
Fri, 18 Jan 2002 20:42:35 -0800
The Star Tribune, as an update to previous stories, reports Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice interviewed former San Diego Chargers coach Kevin Gilbride for the team's offensive coordinator position earlier Friday. The search will continue next week.
Wed, 16 Jan 2002 20:58:56 -0800
The Star Tribune reports the search for a new offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings continues. Head Coach Mike Tice has added Louisville offensive coordinator Scott Linehan to his list of candidates. Former San Diego Chargers coach Kevin Gilbride will interview Friday for the job and Tice is planning to meet Seahawks QBs coach Jim Zorn next week at the Senior Bowl. Tice has not been granted permission to speak with two of his top candidates for the spot, the Colts Tom Moore and Marc Trestman of the Raiders. Trestman cannot be spoken to until the Raiders are out of the playoffs. Tice said his search for a new special teams is "wide open." Also, Tice is looking to hire an offensive quality control coach.
Sun, 13 Jan 2002 10:21:37 -0800
Updating an ongoing storyline, Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice is expected to interview Seattle Seahawks QBs coach Jim Zorn and former San Diego Chargers head coach Kevin Gilbride for his vacant offensive coordinator position sometime this week. As previously reported, Tice apparently also is interested in Oakland senior assistant Marc Trestman. On Monday, Iowa State offensive coordinator Steve Loney will interview for the offensive line coach job.
Sat, 03 Feb 2001 10:52:29 -0800
The Buffalo News reports, as previous reports had indicated, Bills coach Gregg Williams plans to hire Titans assistant Jerry Gray as his defensive coordinator. Offensive coordinator is an open issue, but as we've reported before Kevin Gilbride is expected to head the list. On defense, Williams plans to play some 3-4 formations, the Bills' old base formation, plus the 4-3 and plenty of Buddy Ryan's old "46" defense. Specualtion is the way Williams answered some questions about his offense during his press conference yesterday, Rob Johnson will be his man at QB.
Wed, 03 Jan 2001 18:36:54 -0800
Don Banks reports for CNN/SI sources have indicated to him Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher will name TEs coach Mike Mularkey the team's new offensive coordinator replacing the fired Kevin Gilbride.