New York Giants Coach Tom Coughlin on the Daily Show (video)

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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin applies lessons learned on the NFL football field to everyday life. The Super Bowl winning coach discussed his new book with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night. Tom Coughlin is one of many sports guests to appear on the Comedy Central fake news program. Stewart is a big Giants New York Mets fan.

And pretty soon we won’t be able to see Stewart for awhile as he will take a 12-week break this summer in order to make his directing debut on the true-life political drama Rosewater. Yes, he’s making a serious movie.

He did a great job with Tom Coughlin in this interview which you can watch after the jump. You know Tom Coughlin has a serious side.

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The Case for a Lovie Smith Contract Extension

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Don’t become a prisoner of the moment and scoff at the title of this article simply due to the fact the Bears lost to the Texans this past weekend. Lovie Smith has proven to be one of the best coaches in Bear’s franchise history, and he deserves to be rewarded with a long term contract before his current one expires at the end of the 2013 season.

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Giants Benching of Ahmad Bradshaw is Quite Puzzling

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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has only played in nine games this season. The fifth year Marshall product is averaging four yards per carry thus far and is an effective contrast to the bruising style of Brandon Jacobs. Keeping the defense on its toes is a major factor in the effectiveness of any offensive unit in the NFL.

My favorite hobby while viewing any sporting event is dissecting the coaching moves made by both sides. Tom Coughlin certainly could be labeled as “old school.” There are obviously strengths and weaknesses that come with this moniker. He damaged his team’s chance of winning the game on the road in Arlington on Sunday night by being this way.

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The Fighting Preview: Strong Leader For Irish

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“Coaching is making players do what they don’t want to do so that they can become what they want to become.” Great words once spoken by current New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. Based on that, it appears Notre Dame has the best man for the football sidelines in Brian Kelly. But does Kelly’s hard-nosed style of coaching mean Irish fans will see something different from the mediocrity of the past few seasons?

By Kevin Hunt

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