Pat Shurmur Turns Into 4th Candidate To Interview With Giants

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The Giants seek for Ben McAdoo’s successor continued Saturday.

The workforce introduced that ex-Browns head coach Pat Shurmur turned the fourth candidate to interview for Massive Blue’s emptiness.

Shurmur, 52, who’s the offensive coordinator of the 13-Three Vikings, met with Giants brass in Bloomington, Minnesota.

The Vikings have a first-round bye within the playoffs which allowed Shurmur to interview with co-owner John Mara, new normal supervisor Dave Gettleman and assistant GM Kevin Abrams.

Shurmur joins Steve Spagnuolo – who took over as interim coach after McAdoo was fired in early December – and Patriots coordinators Matt Patricia and Josh McDaniels as candidates who’ve interviewed up to now.

In keeping with a number of studies, the Giants missed out on a possibility to interview Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz this weekend. The 2 sides had been unable to discover a time to speak earlier than Sunday’s deadline for groups with playoff byes. If the Giants are excited about Schwartz they should wait till the Eagles are eradicated from the postseason.

The Giants nonetheless plan to satisfy with former Broncos operating backs coach Eric Studesville and Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks.

Shurmur, in his second season with the Vikings, has helped preserve the workforce rolling regardless of the lack of beginning quarterback Sam Bradford to harm. The Vikings did not miss a beat with backup Case Keenum taking part in many of the season.

The previous Michigan State offensive lineman went 9-23 as the pinnacle coach in Cleveland from 2011-2012. He started his NFL teaching profession with the Eagles in 1999.

Shurmur has beforehand served as offensive coordinator of the St. Louis Rams (2009-2010) and Eagles (2013-2015).

McDaniels, who failed in his first stint as a head coach with the Broncos, is taken into account the favourite to win the job.

With PAT LEONARD

 
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