Philadelphia Eagles fans should smile knowing that their coaches are better than New York’s.
It’s hard enough to conquer an offseason and training camp if you’re an experienced head coach. Doing so as one that’s never done the job before is three times as hard. Judge, for the first time in his career, is responsible for the entire success of an NFL team. The win-loss total is attached to his name now. Think about that for a second.
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The Giants are expected to battle the Washington Football Team for the dubious honor of staying out of the NFC East’s cellar. Upon arrival, Coach Judge had a ton of work to do, but it doesn’t end there.
Judge, a man who probably needed OTAs, mandatory minicamps, and four preseason games more than any other coach in the division is dealing with more than just roster-building. These are sensitive times as men, women, and children are all trying to navigate through social injustices and one of the most unusual global health crises we’ve ever seen.
He did hire a former colleague from the New England Patriots, New York’s new assistant head coach and defensive coordinator, Patrick Graham. That decision might work out, as should the hiring of Jason Garrett as an offensive coordinator.
The latter may not be the world’s greatest head coach, but he’s one heck of an OC, but a team is only as good as its talent. Sadly if you love ‘Big Blue’, there isn’t a reason to get too pumped up there either.