Tom Coughlin texts Eli Manning amid the Giants noise

New York Post
Tom Coughlin texts Eli Manning amid the Giants noise
Tom Coughlin texts Eli Manning amid the Giants noise

Tom Coughlin will always be there for Eli Manning. The former Giants coach texted Manning to see how the quarterback was feeling after being benched this week for rookie Daniel Jones, according to NFL Network. What exactly was said is unclear, though the gesture is hardly a surprise. It was Coughlin, now the Jaguars' vice president of football operations, who 15 years ago inserted a rookie Manning for Kurt Warner in what would become a franchise-altering move. The Giants were 5-4 then, and spiraling, as they are now — 0-2, and already in grave danger of missing the postseason for the fourth consecutive season. The 2004 team finished 6-10. Manning and Coughlin went on to slay the Patriots twice

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