New York Giants information, 2/9: Kevin Stefanski rumors, Eli Apple, more
Good morning, New York Giants followers! Here are some Giants-related headlines to start out your Friday off proper.
Path cleared for Shurmur to rent his best choice OC | SNY
The first domino has fallen within the Giants’ seek for an offensive coordinator, and that might imply new Giants coach Pat Shurmur might have his best choice – and his accomplished employees — in place in a number of days.
Kevin Stefanski, the Vikings quarterbacks coach and the person believed to be Shurmur’s best choice for offensive coordinator with the Giants, might now be free to affix his outdated boss in New York after he was handed over by the Vikings for his or her offensive coordinator job. The Vikings crammed that job on Thursday night time after they employed Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo, in accordance with ESPN.
Stefanski was considered one of a number of candidates who had interviewed in Minnesota to take Shurmur’s outdated place, however the Vikings gave the impression to be ready for DeFilippo all alongside. Presumably the Giants have already requested permission to speak to Stefanski. And now that DeFilippo is in place for them, the Vikings are anticipated to grant it.
Rookie of the Year Marshon Lattimore expects Giants’ Eli Apple to ‘bounce back’ | NJ.com
Giants cornerback Eli Apple and Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore have been teammates at Ohio State from 2014-15. Both former Buckeyes have been first-round picks, with Apple chosen by the Giants with the 10th decide within the 2016 draft and Lattimore taken 11th total by the Saints in 2017.
That’s the place the similarities finish of their NFL careers.
Apple confirmed promise throughout an inconsistent rookie yr earlier than a disastrous second season that was tormented by points on and off the sector. Meanwhile, Lattimore emerged as one of many high cornerbacks within the NFL, incomes a Pro Bowl choice and the Defensive Rookie of the Year award.
Giants nowhere close to being Super Bowl staff after disastrous season | ESPN.com
Here’s a take a look at the Super Bowl prospects of the New York Giants, who completed the season Three-13. The tiers encompass: Realistic Super Bowl expectations; Should contend, however there are query marks; Middle of the pack; Lots of labor to do; and Nowhere shut.
Westgate odds of successful Super Bowl LIII: 80-1
Lots of labor to do: The Giants are coming off a disastrous season the place they fired their coach and normal supervisor. Lots goes to alter for subsequent season, and has already with Pat Shurmur and Dave Gettleman rather than Ben McAdoo and Jerry Reese.
Pat Shurmur rent is wanting higher and higher for the Giants | Politi | NJ.com
When the Giants co-owners and normal supervisor stored on utilizing phrases like “adult” and “responsible” and “professional” to explain Pat Shurmur, the belief was that they have been taking a not-so-veiled shot on the man he was changing. That nonetheless may be the case.
But possibly they have been passing judgment on the opposite candidates who interviewed for the job.
It positive appears to be like that manner now, would not it? The phrase “professional” will not be getting used a lot in Indianapolis to explain Josh McDaniels this morning, however “selfish jerk” and “a punk and a loser” are, and people are simply the phrases we are able to use on a household web site.
McDaniels pulled out on the Colts because the staff’s non-public jet was warming on the tarmac to convey him to the press convention, deciding on the final minute to remain in New England. Even should you suppose that is an appropriate technique to deal with a future employer — the ink on the contract was not dry — what he did to 4 different coaches was unfair and callous.