Report: Tom Coughlin Bashed Giants During Interview With Eagles
After “resigning” as head coach of the New York Giants, Tom Coughlin interviewed with the Philadelphia Eagles for their head coaching vacancy. However, he didn’t get the gig. And on Tuesday, he went on The Michael Kay Show to talk about why.
“As time went on, it didn’t just feel like it was going to work,” Coughlin explained. “I don’t know if it was the right fit for the Eagles or for me… In all reality, it wasn’t going to work, and we left it at that.”
That may not be how it happened, though. Check out this report from the New York Daily News by Gary Myers, who got the scoop from league sources:
“Coughlin acted like a 20-year old whose girlfriend had dumped him and he was trying to make her jealous by dating her No. 1 enemy on the rebound. NFL sources say his hard feelings for the Giants came through loud and clear in the interview with the Eagles brain trust, which included owner Jeffrey Lurie, and he was obsessed with how he felt wronged by the Giants. He was not forthcoming about his plans for his staff. He came off more concerned with making the Giants look bad than being consumed with coaching the Eagles.”
Coughlin, 69, says he still wants to work in the NFL. However, it sounds like he’s going to have to get over the Giants before he gets into another relationship.
Hat Tip – [Bleacher Report]