NEW YORK GIANTS REPORTEDLY LOOKING TOWARD CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR TOM COUGHLIN
"While the offseason is typically focused on signing or releasing free agents,
there is also the issue of doing the same for the coaching staff. The New York
Giants are looking to do just that in the near future with head coach,
reported via Twitter (of the New York Post) that Giants owner, John
Mara, is looking to establish a contract extension with Coughlin in
the coming weeks.
just told me the Giants expect to complete Tom
Coughlin's contract extension in the next month to 6
At the present time, Coughlin is only good through the 2012 season, but that
is likely to change soon. Coughlin's legacy with the New York
Giants was ultimately solidified with last season's Super Bowl Championship;
his second with the Giants. As such, it is likely that the Giants organization
will allow Coughlin to call his own shots as far as contract extension goes.
In all likelihood, the Giants will give Coughlin a one-year extension and
allow him to do that for as long as he wants to, moving forward. Coughlin is in
his early 60's, so he could theoretically continue for several more years.
Frankly, most Giants fans around the globe would be happy to him running the
ship until he decides it's time for him to hang it up.
Stay tuned to Giants 101 for updates on Coughlin's contract and other free