"All Signs Point to Matt Patricia" - Pat Leonard on Giants' Search

11 January, 2018, 00:31 | Author: Laura Christensen

After the Bears hired Matt Nagy as head coach, and with the Giants interested in Patricia, McDaniels only has the Colts as his probable destination for a head coaching gig. But a favorite has reportedly emerged through the interview process.

On Wednesday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reported "all signs are pointing to" Patricia as the Giants' next head coach.

In a new "coaching carousel" report at SI.com today, King acknowledges that Patricia may be the Lions' top choice, but the Lions may not be Patricia's top choice. However, Sports Illustrated's Peter King reported Wednesday that he's heard Patricia favors the Giants job. Matthew Stafford is an established quarterback and the Lions team as a whole seems much closer to contending for a Super Bowl than the Giants do.

If Patricia does go to the Giants, watch out for Texans assistant and former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel in Detroit.


It certainly looks like the New England Patriots will be losing their defensive coordinator.

Nothing official can occur with Patricia until the Patriots are eliminated from the playoffs. Injuries to Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall, Justin Pugh, and Weston Richburg clearly played a factor, but New York's offensive struggles date back to the start of the 2016 season.

The former RPI offensive lineman graduated with an aeronautical engineering degree and as Pat Leonard of the Daily News wrote, "A rocket scientist has blasted his way into the lead to be the Giants' next head coach". The Giants are among the teams interviewing Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks this week, with whom they have an existing connection through new general manager Dave Gettleman.

Patricia might be the right fit for the Giants, but fixing New York's offense has to remain a priority.

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