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Washington Redskins Interested in Perry Fewell as Possible Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell interviewed with the San Francisco 49ers and their new head coach, Jim Tomsula, for their defensive backs job. The 49ers apparently aren't the only team interested in Fewell as well. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins, who last year around this time interviewed Fewell...

After Missing Out on Job with New York Giants, Pepper Johnson Hired by New York Jets
January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was really hoping for a reunion between he and the New York Giants when he interviewed for the defensive coordinator position almost two weeks ago, but lost out to Steve Spagnuolo for the job. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson was crushed that he wasn't able to get Tom Coughlin to hire him to...

Sam Madison on Steve Spagnuolo: His In-Game Adjustments Make Him a Great Coach
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The majority of the fans, media and people around the New York Giants are excited over the re-hiring of Steve Spagnuolo back to the team as the defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Spagnuolo returns to the Giants after six years away from the team and was brought over from the Baltimore Ravens after spending...

Perry Fewell Expected to Interview for San Francisco 49ers’ Defensive Backs Coaching Vacancy
January 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After the conclusion of the 2014 season, the New York Giants parted ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell after five seasons at the job and a disappointing final season that saw the Giants lose seven straight and finish 6-10. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants hired former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo to his old job...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Spagnuolo Hiring a Desperation Move?
January 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants! We're one step closer to the weekend, which means we're one step closer to the final Odell Beckham Jr. show of the year. And while many aren't interested in the NFL Pro Bowl, for hardcore Giants fans, it will represent the last shred of Big...

Mike Patterson: Players Excited About Steve Spagnuolo Because of His Play Calling, Heavy Blitzing
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants has created a buzz around the fans, the team and the players; mostly because of Spagnuolo's reputation that follows him. ***PHOTO1*** When you're known as the coach who came up with the game plan to slow down the...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Steve Spagnuolo: “His Defense Has Changed Since He was Last Here”
January 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may be going back to the future after hiring Steve Spagnuolo to replace Perry Fewell as their defensive coordinator, but the defense that put Spags on the map -- the defense that helped win Super Bowl XLII -- is not likely to make a similar return...

New York Giants Coaches, Executives not in High Demand During Offseason Hires
January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a time when coaches and executives of the New York Giants were considered to be in high demand. ***PHOTO1*** Going all the way back to when the team won Super Bowl XXV, Bill Belichick got hired as the Cleveland Browns head coach and Tom Coughlin as the head coach for...

New York Giants Players React to Hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator
January 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants made it official. Steve Spagnuolo would return to East Rutherford after six years away, having been re-hired as the team's defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after the hiring was made official, several Giants players -- including some of those who were with the Baltimore Ravens during his...

Pepper Johnson Expressed Great Disappointment in Failure to Land Giants’ Defensive Coordinator Job
January 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was an assistant coach for 14 seasons under Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots; coaching four different positions during that time. Yet he couldn't secure a promotion as his defensive coordinator, which lead to his departure after 2013. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Johnson was informed by New York Giants head...

New York Giants Hire Steve Spagnuolo as Next Defensive Coordinator
January 15th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
For Steve Spagnuolo, you can go home again and that's exactly what he'll be doing. The long-time NFL assistant will return to the New York Giants, having been hired as their defensive coordinator, replacing Perry Fewell, who was fired in early January. ***PHOTO1*** “We spoke to a lot of very good candidates,”...

New York Giants Pass on Hiring Pepper Johnson as Next Defensive Coordinator: Report
January 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In a search that has four candidates, the New York Giants have cut the list in half. Raheem Morris was told that they were not hiring him for the defensive coordinator job and now, it looks like they have done the same with Pepper Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the Giants have told...

New York Giants, Tom Coughlin Will Discuss Contract Situation “Fairly Soon”
January 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After two straight losing seasons and tremendous outcry from their fanbase, the New York Giants decided some changes were necessary heading into 2015. However, those changes did not include a new face at head coach, and Giants co-owner John Mara once again explained why during a WFAN interview on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** "If...

Steve Spagnuolo Viewed as Favorite to Land New York Giants Defensive Coordinator Job: Report
January 14th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are set to bring in Steve Spagnuolo for an interview on Wednesday for their defensive coordinator position; which would make him the fourth candidate to interview for the job. ***PHOTO1*** With Raheem Morris, Pepper Johnson and Dennis Allen all interviewing for the job over the last couple of...

Is David Merritt a Candidate for New York Giants’ Defensive Coordinator Job?
January 14th, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Lost in all the news on Monday night -- news that included an upcoming interview with Steve Spagnuolo and the departure of John Fox in Denver -- was a report that the New York Giants have spoken to long-time secondary/safeties coach David Merritt about their vacant defensive coordinator position. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Merritt, one...

New York Giants to Interview Steve Spagnuolo for Defensive Coordinator Job on Wednesday
January 13th, 2015 at 8:00 PM
On Monday night, the New York Giants were granted permission by the Baltimore Ravens to interview defensive backs coach Steve Spagnuolo for their defensive coordinator position; a job he vacated almost six years ago when he left to become a head coach with the St. Louis Rams. ***PHOTO1*** With Dennis Allen interviewing...

New York Giants Pass on Hiring Redskins’ Raheem Morris for Defensive Coordinator Job: Report
January 12th, 2015 at 7:25 PM
Less than a week after the New York Giants brought in Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris for their defensive coordinator position, the team will look elsewhere to fill the vacancy. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants told Morris on Monday night, just hours after they interviewed their next candidate in Buffalo Bills defensive...

New York Giants to Interview Steve Spagnuolo for Defensive Coordinator Vacancy
January 12th, 2015 at 6:25 PM
Ask and you shall receive. The New York Giants asked the Baltimore Ravens for permission to speak with defensive backs coach Steve Spagnuolo regarding their defensive coordinator position and the Ravens gave them the green light. ***PHOTO1*** Less than 48 hours after the Ravens season ended at Gillette Stadium at the hands...