football The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time  

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There have been many New York Giants coaches since the team got its start, but who is truly the best New York Giants coach of all time? Help us answer that question by upvoting your personal favorite coaches, and downvoting any that you believe brought the team down.
 
If you follow football, you know that current Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has been a blessing to the franchise. He led the team to two Super Bowl victories from 2007-2011, both of which were wins against the expected winners the New England Patriots. As great as Coughlin is, longtime Giants fan also have a soft spot for the legendary Bill Parcells. Coach Parcells was head coach of the Giants from 1983-1990, and also led the team to two Super Bowl victories. In fact, both Coughlin and Parcells currently hold a lifetime 8-3 record in the playoffs, making it hard to put one over the other.
 
Who is the greatest New York Giants coach of all time? Let us know by upvoting for your favorite head coaches below that you believe really made an impact on the franchise.

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Tom Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Tom Coughlin age 72 Thomas Richard Coughlin is an American football coach who is currently head coach for the New York Giants of the National Football League. Coughlin led the Giants to victory in Super Bowl XLII ...more

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Bill Parcells is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Bill Parcells age 77 Duane Charles "Bill" Parcells is a former American football head coach, both in college with the Air Force Falcons, and the National Football League with the New York Giants, New ...more

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Steve Owen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Steve Owen Died at 66 (1898-1964) Stephen Joseph Owen was an American football player and coach who earned a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as head coach of the National Football League's New York Giants from 1930 to ...more

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Dan Reeves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Dan Reeves age 74 Daniel Edward "Dan" Reeves is a former American football player and head coach. He has participated in more Super Bowls as player and coach than anyone else. He played in two Super ...more

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Jim Fassel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Jim Fassel age 69 James Edward "Jim" Fassel is the former head coach of the NFL's New York Giants. He has also served as offensive coordinator of several other NFL teams, and as the head coach, general ...more

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Allie Sherman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Allie Sherman age 95 Alex "Allie" Sherman was a National Football League quarterback, defensive back, and coach, and later a cable television and sports marketing executive and media personality. Sherman ...more

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Jim Lee Howell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Jim Lee Howell Died at 81 (1914-1995) James Lee Howell was an American football player and coach for the National Football League's New York Giants. Howell was born in Arkansas and played college football and basketball at the ...more

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Ray Perkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Ray Perkins age 77 Walter Ray Perkins is an American football coach and former player. He most recently was the head football coach at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi from 2011 to 2013. He ...more

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Alex Webster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Alex Webster Died at 81 (1931-2012) Alexander "Red" Webster was an American football fullback and halfback in the National Football League for the New York Giants. He was also the head coach of the Giants from 1969 to

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Joe Alexander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Joe Alexander Died at 77 (1898-1975) Joseph A. "Doc" Alexander was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Rochester Jeffersons and the New York Giants. He ...more

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Earl Potteiger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Earl Potteiger Died at 66 (1893-1959) William Earl Potteiger was an American football, baseball, and basketball player and coach. He played professionally in both baseball and football and coached professionally in basketball, ...more

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Benny Friedman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Benny Friedman Died at 77 (1905-1982) Benjamin "Benny" Friedman was an American football quarterback who played for the University of Michigan, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines, New York Giants, and Brooklyn Dodgers. ...more

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Bob Folwell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Bob Folwell Died at 43 (1885-1928) Robert Cook "Bob" Folwell, Jr. was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Lafayette College, Washington & Jefferson College, the University of ...more

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LeRoy Andrews is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
LeRoy Andrews LeRoy B. Andrews, or commonly Roy Andrews, was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Pittsburg State University. In 1923, he played for the St. Louis All Stars. ...more

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John McVay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
John McVay age 87 John Edward McVay is a former American football coach who rose through the coaching ranks from high school, through the college level, and to the NFL. Born in Bellaire, Ohio, he played college ...more

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Bill Arnsparger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Bill Arnsparger age 92 William Stephen "Bill" Arnsparger is a former American college and professional football coach.

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Ray Handley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
Ray Handley age 74 Robert R. "Ray" Handley is a former American football player and coach who is best remembered for his stormy two seasons as head coach of the National Football League's New York Giants ...more

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Ben McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Giants Coaches of All Time
mets10 added Ben McAdoo Benjamin Lee "Ben" McAdoo is an American football coach who is currently the offensive coordinator for the New York Giants.