By TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports activities Author
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ben McAdoo is staying as coach of the New York Giants, no less than till the top of the season.
Giants co-house owners John Mara and Steve Tisch issued a press release Monday saying whereas they’re annoyed and dissatisfied with the Giants’ 1-eight document, they gained’t consider the staff and make any strikes till the top of the season.
McAdoo’s future has been a serious matter the previous two weeks within the wake of a 34-level residence loss to the Los Angeles Rams slightly greater than every week in the past, then an embarrassing loss to a San Francisco 49ers workforce that was winless till Sunday.
The house owners stated the forty-yr-previous McAdoo, who led their Giants to their first playoff berth since 2011 in his first season final yr, has their help. The Giants haven’t fired a coach in the midst of the season since 1976.
“We’re within the midst of a particularly disappointing season,” the house owners stated within the assertion. “Our efficiency this yr, notably the previous two weeks, is inexcusable and irritating. Whereas we respect that our followers are sad with what has occurred, no one is extra upset than we’re.
To make issues worse for the Giants, their followers have been heckling their very own gamers.
In response to NJ.com:
“They began punching him and one officer had a bloody nostril due to this,” Amster stated. “(The fan) acquired up tremendous bloody and was escorted by means of the tunnel by the (officers).”
The fan additionally appeared to get tased whereas on the bottom.
“Our plan is to do what we now have all the time completed, which is to not supply a operating commentary on the season,” the assertion continued. “It’s our duty to find out the explanations for our poor efficiency and on the finish of the yr, we’ll consider the 2017 season in its entirety and make a willpower on how we transfer ahead.”
McAdoo was unsure how issues would change with the house owners’ assertion, a transfer seemingly made to calm issues and cease weekly hypothesis.
“We’ll need to see how everyone responds,” McAdoo stated late Monday afternoon. “Once more, my focus is because it all the time is, on the week of preparation, to attempt to put an excellent plan collectively, assist these coaches and gamers any means I can placing an excellent product on the sector, and discovering a option to get higher.”
The Giants haven’t carried out that a lot this season, and the product had been very ugly the previous two weeks. The stadium was greater than half empty within the second half of the fifty one-17 loss to the Rams, and Sunday’s loss…