Jerry Reese Makes Right Decision, Again


Published: April 4, 2009


... First he had to decide to either invest in or divest himself of head coach Tom Coughlin. Coughlin rewarded Reese with fiery championship run.

He openly challenged Eli Manning's ability in the media before the Giants Super Bowl run, calling him "skittish" after a four-interception debacle against the Minnesota Vikings. Manning responded in MVP-like fashion, leading the Blue to an unlikely Super Bowl victory over New England.

Then, he sent Wellington Mara's boy, Jeremy Shockey, packing after a verbal blowout. Shockey struggled with the Saints even though their QB, Drew Brees, fell a stone's throw short of Dan Marino's single-season passing yards record.

Reese scored a second and a fifth round pick in the trade, and now will use that to replenish the Giants' WR and LB corp.

After his team rallied to win Super Bowl XLII, he derailed any drama Michael Strahan planned to pull after his retirement by getting him to commit to stay retired ...

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