'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach

'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach

Today, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reported that "all signs are pointing" to Patricia coaching the Giants.

As head coaching openings are starting to be filled around the league, the Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals are still looking.

Bottom line is no one really knows until the Patriots are eliminated from the playoffs and offers can be extended.

While Patricia, 43, doesn't have the head coaching experience Giants co-owner John Mara is seeking, he has been a part of three Super Bowl titles in New England, including two as defensive coordinator.

The Patriots defense has ranked among the NFL's top 10 in points allowed in all six of Patricia's seasons despite constant question marks surrounding their secondary.

However, this is a considerable turn from a recent report that suggested Patricia would likely replace Jim Caldwell and join the Detroit Lions.

The New York Giants and newly appointed general manager Dave Gettleman continue to do their due diligence in the search for franchise's next head coach.

But according to King, Patricia "favors" the New York Giants, who interviewed him earlier this month.

If Patricia does indicate privately he will go to the Giants, the Lions will not lack for options to hire as their next head coach.

He would take over for Steve Spagnuolo, the Giants' interim head coach who stepped in after Ben McAdoo was sacked after Week 13 of a nightmare 2017 season. After the Bears hired Matt Nagy as head coach, and with the Giants interested in Patricia, McDaniels only has the Colts as his probable destination for a head coaching gig.

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