New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur could be on the way out, as the NFC East franchise laid a massive egg in 2019. However, Shurmur appeared to be optimistic regarding both his job status and the progress the Giants have made under his direction following New York's latest loss.
Shurmur's Giants lost by the score of 34-17 at home against the rival Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17.
“I think so. We’re building a team. Lot of dead money this year. Lot of cap space next year. And a lot of prime picks,” Shurmur said, via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.
Last season, Pat Shurmur's first as the Giants head coach, New York finished the campaign at a lowly 3-13.
After securing two first round picks for the most recent NFL Draft, the Giants and Pat Shurmur seem to have found both their running back and quarterback of the future but still managed to go just 4-12 this time around.
Despite the fact that running back Saquon Barkley and quarterback Daniel Jones seem to be ready to take over as future cornerstones of the franchise, the rest of the Giants roster needs some serious improvement ahead of next season. Pat Shurmur knows as much.
Even so, NFL head coaches typically become the scapegoat sooner rather than later while Pat Shurmur could be next in line to take the brunt of the blame.
On the other hand, perhaps the Giants will give Pat Shumur a third season at the helm as New York looks to make some strides in the right direction this offseason.
Pat Shurmur will see if he is retained soon enough.
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