Fan Poll: Is Tom Coughlin a HOF coach?

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked yesterday if he thought he’s Hall of Fame worthy. He has won two Super Bowls and owns a career record of 170 wins, 137 losses which includes a postseason record of 12-7.

From Gary Myers of the Daily News:

“You want to be the very, very best you can be,” Coughlin told Gary Myers of the New York Daily News. “If the highest point in recognition in our game is the Hall of Fame, then why not think about that? Do I think about it every day? No.”

“I think it merits consideration, yeah, but that’s as far as I’m going,” he said. “I don’t think about it every day. I’d rather think about getting a group of players together that we can coach to win a game. That’s where I am. Just one year, one game. Let’s take care of today.”

Coughlin is far from done ‘taking care of today’. He’s got at least 16 more games in him and could be here for several more seasons beyond that.

Personally, if he wins a third Super Bowl, he’s in. If not, he’ll be thrown in with a slew of other 2x SB winning coaches still waiting at the gate in Canton.

Your thoughts…?




14 comments

Tom Coughlin needs a few more winning seasons and I would like to see him win a championship with at least 12 wins in a season instead of 9 or 10 wins

cole3244
cole3244

its obvious tc is a hof coach by winning 2 sb alone but imo this should be his last year win or lose and he and the jints should move on.

greekgod
greekgod

A third SB and he is in the first ballet. A very good coach by any means. He knows how to win with of course the right personal and knows how to push buttons on game  day.

Billy Suede
Billy Suede

He's in. The resume speaks for itself. He built an expansion team and won two rings with a storied franchise including a win over a team that was primed to be considered the best team ever if they had sealed the deal. He also is one of the most respected coaches in the nfl.

Lock.

Jeff Comerford
Jeff Comerford

I think he is on the bubble.  He was phenomenal with Jacksonville.  2 underdog SB wins with the giants.  But, there have playoff misses 4 out of the last 5 years.


A strong campaign, and a SB win will do with.  without - he may be on the ballet for a few years....

carlton
carlton

Wiithout question he has two allready an still countin

fast_eddie
fast_eddie

Is Tom Coughlin a HOF Coach?

YES!

Skookaloop
Skookaloop

TOM has 3 SB Rings.....

Beating the NFL's Only Dynasty in the Last 20 Years,

in front of the whole World.....

TWICE !!!

TC = 1st Ballot, HOF

fast_eddie
fast_eddie

@greekgod  


Pretty sure you mean ballot. I Don't think Tom is going to be in a ballet anytime soon..lol. He's too old at this point. :-)

fast_eddie
fast_eddie

@jaygo  


Yeah, you're right..Gary Myers is the biggest flip-flopper out of any sports writer I've ever seen. I think sometimes even he forgets what he has written in the past. He's typically all over the map. Kind of annoying really...

Johnny Meunier
Johnny Meunier

That was awesome they didn't give them a chance everyone picked the pats everyone did the change up when the giants pulled it off thanks giants that was by far the biggest upset in NFL history

Michael Frias
Michael Frias

@Skookaloop Agreed.  He won a ring with the SB25 Giants.  People forget he was on that staff.


He had some clunker seasons as a HC, but taking an expansion team to the playoffs in 4 of their first 5 seasons (including a trip to the AFC Championship Game).


In 18 seasons as a HC, he only had 6 losing seasons.  Won 2 SBs as a HC.  Another as an assistant.

I'm probably biased, but I think he's a HOF Coach.