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The continued maturation of quarterback Eli Manning helped New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin get the team to its second Super Bowl in five seasons. But the counsel of another quarterback -- Kurt Warner -- might have also played a large role in Coughlin's success.

Giants' Tom Coughlin used Kurt Warner's advice to help connect with players, become a champion

The story of how Coughlin transformed into a beloved coach headed to his second Super Bowl

Coughlin cites Collins, Wooden, Beatles in Saturday night meeting

Tom Coughlin did not bring in any inspirational speakers to address the Giants this week. Unless you count Phil Collins.

Coughlin plans to be back with Giants in 2012

Tom Coughlin is planning to go for a third Super Bowl win with the New York Giants next season. Speaking early Monday morning at a news conference, the 65-year-old coach says he has every intention of returning to coach the team, although management will have a say in that. The Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17 in Sunday night's title game, and Coughlin says he is...

Tom Coughlin doesn’t plan on retiring

Now that New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has secured his second Super Bowl in four seasons, you would think that he’d be ready to retire at he age of 65, think again. According to the Associated Press, Coughlin says that he has every intention of returning to the Giants in 2012. Before Sunday’s Super Bowl, the word around the Giants organization was that Coughlin is definitely...

Coughlin played cards right by showing ‘love’

INDIANAPOLIS — The coach who felt tough love was the only way to drive a team learned he could drop the tough and show the love. Tom Coughlin could not recall if he ever did it before, and acknowledged not long ago he never would have considered doing it, ever. The...

Greatest New York Giants Coach of All-Time: Tom Coughlin or Bill Parcells?

The New York Giants are Super Bowl Champions, once again defeating the New England Patriots in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion for the second time in four years. It also earned much-maligned Tom Coughlin his second title as head coach of the Giants, cementing his status in franchise history. And naturally, the comparisons to another Giants coaching legend, Bill Parcells, have...

Giants’ grindstone-guy Coughlin revels in euphoria

I Yes, magic still exists in the big city. A few months ago they were ready to ride Tom Coughlin out on a rail. Today they’ll be strewing rose petals in his path.

For some Giants, getting here seems so far away

Indianapolis – Ramses Barden knows it’s coming. It’s the conversation – a brief one, probably, sometime Saturday night or Sunday – when Tom Coughlin tells him that he’ll not be playing in the Super Bowl. He knows it’s coming, but that won’t make it hurt any less.

Coughlin earns his place among super coaches

If Bill Belichick is a genius, what does that make Tom Coughlin? Belichick had been 3-0 as Super Bowl coach until he ran into Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants.

Giants Super Bowl 2012: For Jake Ballard, Travis Beckum, victory eases pain of injury

Also, Justin Tuck motivated by Tom Coughlin's speech Saturday night

'Papa Bear' Was Right - It’s How You Finish!

The New York Giants proved it's not how you start, but how you finish!You know, Eye On Sports readers, my father, the late, great track and field coach, George ‘Papa Bear’ Williams always told me, ‘It’s not how you start son, it’s how you finish’ and apparently, that’s a message that New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, has shared with his players since taking...

Giants coach Tom Coughlin and quarterback Eli Manning gracious in victory

INDIANAPOLIS — Giants coach Tom Coughlin joked that he only got about 15 minutes of sleep last night and the same was probably true for quarterback Eli Manning. But that didn’t seem to matter, as both were riding the adrenaline from their 21-17 Super Bowl victory over the Patriots at this morning’s press conference. Even amid the euphoria of a second Super Bowl title, Coughlin...

Coughlin and Manning: magical

New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin has never won the NFL's coach of the year award. Quarterback Eli Manning has never been the league's MVP. With two Super Bowl victories in the past five seasons, though, they have emerged as the NFL's top coaching-quarterback tandem. And the best might be yet to come.

Do Not Wear Victor Cruz's Jersey in Boston This Week

Hey dumbass, salsa dancing in Boston will get you killed in 2012. That security guard is to this jersey-wearer as Eli Manning is to Tom Coughlin's head coaching career. [Follow me @TravisHouser]

The Patriots and Giants lesson for the Redskins: stand by your man

There are two lessons to be learned from the Patriots-Giants Super Bowl yesterday. One is that receivers are as important to the passing game as quarterbacks (Patriots receivers let the team down yesterday). The second and more important lesson is the value of standing beside your man. This lesson applies to the Washington Redskins and Mike Shanahan. Bill Belichick has been the...
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