The New York Giants announced that they’ve signed HC Tom Coughlin to a one-year contract extension through 2016 season, per Paul Schwartz.
Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News, citing two sources, reports that the Giants are currently in talks with HC Tom Coughlin regarding a short-term extension.
Samuel mentions that this will Coughlin from entering the final year of his current deal, and prevent him from field a number of contract-related questions over the next 10 months.
On Thursday, Coughlin suggested that a deal was in the works and would be announced at some point in the near future. .
“That part of it is underway,” Coughlin said. “I don’t think there’s any big mystery. You don’t have to be overly concerned about anything secretive. There’s nothing to it, really.”
Samuel adds that this agreement could be similar to the one-year extension he signed last February.
Coughlin, 68, is the oldest coach in the NFL and there has been a lot of talk in recent years that he could be replaced. However, Coughlin has manged to hold onto his job, despite some underwhelming seasons in the league’s toughest market.
Since taking the job 2004, Coughlin has led them to a record of 96-80 to go along with three NFC East titles and two Super Bowl Championships.