Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/14/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 13: Tom Coughlin, head coach of the New York Giants, reacts during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium on December 13, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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 already begun. Which raises the question: who is the best coach in franchise history? Both men have coached eight seasons with the Giants, and their statistics are incredibly close. Two Super Bowl rings for each. Identical 8-3 postseason records. Including Playoff wins, Parcells had 85 victories with New York. Coughlin now has 82 victories. At the very least, we have a tie.  But hold your hats - the immortal Parcells may be on his way toward being surpassed. Who would have thought it just a mere six weeks ago with the Giants struggling at 7-7 and the York media calling for Coughlin's head? Now, he...
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