Originally written on Big Giants Boom  |  Last updated 11/9/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 08: Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants watches from the sideline during NFL action against the San Diego Chargers at Giants Stadium on November 8, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
by Adam Carman, BGB Assistant Editor There are few coaches active today who seem guaranteed to be in the Hall of Fame: Bill Bellichik, maybe Mike Tomlin or Mike McCarthy. To suggest anyone else usually earns a sportswriter the moniker, "Homer of the Year." This has been especially true of Tom Coughlin, since the Giants' most revered coach, Bill Parcells, is still trying to get in. But a survey of Coughlin's remarkable career, capped by a second amazing Super Bowl run, shows that Coughlin is not only Hall worthy, but in fact should be a shoo-in when the time comes. Let's get the whole outcoached-the-perfect-team thing out of the way because it really is one of the less-impressive achievements. As a receivers coach for the New York Giants in 1990, Coughlin had to keep a run-heavy offense alive with enough threats for a backup quarterback after Phil Simms went down. That Jeff Hostetler was able to keep the Bills ferocious defense honest with strikes to Mark Ingram and Steph...
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