Is Tom Coughlin Hall of Fame worthy?

January 31, 2012

Is Tom Coughlin Hall of Fame worthy?

The texts always come back quicker when things are toughest. The messages are unfailingly positive.

It was dark after the New York Giants lost to the Washington Redskins in Week 15. The score was lopsided, and these were the Redskins, losers of eight of their previous nine games. Compounding matters was that with the loss, the Giants gave up first place in the NFC East to the Dallas Cowboys. The fickle New York fans were howling. Surely the head coach must go.




“Hang in there,” Tim Coughlin texted his father. Tom Coughlin’s oldest son, the second-oldest of Tom and Judy’s four kids, had not seen his father after the game. He certainly wasn’t going to call.

The reply was short and almost immediate: “We will be fine.”


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