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Matt Patricia may not be slam dunk as next head coach

New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler right jokes with defensive coordinator Matt Patricia as he holds a Super Bowl trophy to address the crowd during a rally Tuesday Feb. 7 2017 in Boston to celebrate Sunday's 34-28 win over the Atlanta Fa Report: All signs point to Matt Patricia becoming next Giants head coach
Cassandra Gardner | 11 January, 2018, 00:28

But, of course, so is winning and there certainly isn't a head coaching candidate out there smarter than Patricia. But a favorite has reportedly emerged through the interview process.

According to the NY Daily News, "all signs point to" the Giants naming Patricia as their next head coach once the Patriots' playoff run comes to an end.

When I woke up Wednesday morning, I was glued to the reports and rumors still circling from a Tuesday afternoon radio interview which more than hinted that the Giants head coaching position might be enough to extract Nick Saban from the machine he has built at Alabama.

The strong belief is that Matt Patricia will not be defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots next season, leaving the cozy comfort of Bill Belichick's staff for a head coaching gig of his own. However, Sports Illustrated's Peter King reported Wednesday that he's heard Patricia favors the Giants job.

This is a significant development with ramifications across the league and in New England.

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In those six years heading the defense, Patricia has helped the Patriots win a pair of Super Bowls and make the AFC title game each year.

If the Giants elect to hire Patricia, they will need to have a plan in place for offensive coordinator. Patricia earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he played as an offensive lineman. In 2005, he became assistant offensive line coach before he moved to coaching linebackers from 2006 to 2010.

Players love Carolina defensive coordinator Steve Wilks, who interviewed with the Giants on Tuesday, and he could be the calming guy to fix a divided and mercenary NY team.

Patricia might be the right fit for the Giants, but fixing New York's offense has to remain a priority.

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