Joe Decide is bringing again a well-liked former coach with robust ties to the Giants’ two most up-to-date Tremendous Bowl victories, as he’s including to his workers Pat Flaherty as an offensive guide, The Publish confirmed.
Flaherty, 64, was the offensive line coach for the Giants from 2004-2015, spanning Tom Coughlin’s total run as head coach. Throughout that point, Flaherty assembled traces that includes Chris Snee, Shaun O’Hara, Kareem McKenzie, Wealthy Seubert and David Diehl, and later added Kevin Sales space and David Baas, items that saved quarterback Eli Manning on his toes and helped safe two Lombardi trophies. Alongside the best way, Flaherty engendered loyalty from his gamers and labored exceedingly nicely with the opposite members of Coughlin’s workers.
It actually is anticipated that Flaherty in his new position can have his fingers on the offensive line in 2021. Decide just lately employed Rob Sale from Louisiana-Lafayette as his new offensive line coach. Final season was a turbulent one for the Giants offensive line, as Marc Colombo was fired on the Week 11 bye, changed by Dave DeGuglielmo, who was not retained after ending out the season.
Sarcastically, it was DeGuglielmo who changed Flaherty throughout Dolphins coaching camp in 2019, when head coach Brian Flores fired Flaherty earlier than he ever coached a recreation for the Dolphins.
“Finest information I’ve heard all day,’’ Seubert tweeted when listening to of Flaherty’s return. “Like it!’’ Sales space tweeted.
One former Giants participant stated Flaherty excels in breaking down tape, a ability Decide will little doubt discover helpful as he makes an attempt to jump-start an offense that completed 31st within the NFL in scoring in 2020.