Two weeks ago, when the calendar still read 2009, the New York Giants were blown out 41-9 by the Carolina Panthers in their final game in Giants Stadium, a loss that effectively ended their playoff hopes.
The succeeding Sunday, they were embarrassed by a Minnesota Vikings team that had lost their previous two games, marking the fifth time this season that their defense gave up 40 points, and the fourth time the Giants had lost by at least three touchdowns. Couple that with the fact that Big Blue's D plummeted to 30th overall in scoring defense, and it was clear a change needed to be made.
After the firing of first-year Defensive Coordinator Bill Sheridan earlier this week, there has been much speculation pertaining to New York's search for a replacement.
Several names ha ...
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Article written by Jesse Golomb