New York Giants: Here comes the Judge, Dave Gettleman strikes again

Dave Gettleman, New York Giants. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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Bad Marriage?

I get that the New York Giants were impressed by Bryan Flores (who lost twice as many games as he won..but I digress) however I’m not sure how he’s related to this hire. The Bill Belichick coaching tree rarely bares decent fruit, and the odds of another Patricia or “Mangenius” far outweighs the likelihood of Judge breaking the tradition of New England assistants becoming poor head coaches. Then again a .500 season would be seen as a Herculean effort next year in Metlife.

Joe Judge has never led a program, nor has he been either an offensive or defensive stalwart as a coach. Due to the G-Men being equally terrible on both sides of the ball the case could be made for a coordinator from either side.

The Giants clearly need someone to develop Daniel Jones. Whoever that is must tailor an offense built around his and Saquon Barkley‘s skill sets. Defensively they need to bring back Will Smith in blue body paint with his lamp because wishing is the only way this unit is going to get better next year.

Rumors suggest Big Blue is targeting Jason Garrett to be the offensive coordinator and provide stability for Judge. Why not just hire Garrett to run the team if that’s what owners John Mara and Steve Tisch want? Personally I think Garrett is am abysmal coach, but having him shadow Judge is just a bad idea. Garrett wants to be a head coach again. This scenario is not like having Wade Phillips help out Sean McVey. More likely a Judge-Garrett marriage has Todd Haley – Hue Jackson potential for implosion.

Speaking of Wade Phillips, he should not be a candidate for the New York Giants defensive coordinator position. Kris Richard would be ideal but that’s probably too much Dallas in New York if Garrett is hired to run the offense. In the end, it will probably be some retread that Gettleman foists onto Judge because that’s how the GM seems to operate.