Giants fire coach Ben McAdoo, GM Jerry Reese in midst of lost season

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The New York Giants cleaned house on Monday, firing head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese in the midst of a 2-10 season.

McAdoo told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that he was out after two seasons on the job, while sources confirmed the Reese firing.

Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo will be the interim head coach, a source told ESPN’s Dan Graziano. Assistant general manager Kevin Abrams has been named interim GM, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Reese has been with the Giants in various roles since 1994, serving as general manager since 2007. He won two Super Bowls with the team but has been criticized in recent seasons for failing to address problems on the Giants’ offensive line.

McAdoo took over for Tom Coughlin after the 2015 season.

His first year as Giants head coach was encouraging. They had an 11-5 record and ended a five-year playoff drought.

Year 2 didn’t quite go as planned. The breaking point appeared to be the benching of quarterback Eli Manning, but they

Article source: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/21665997/new-york-giants-fire-coach-ben-mcadoo-two-seasons

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