Appearing on "Mike & Mike" on ESPN Radio Tuesday morning New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo said the team has filled about half of its assistant coaching spots. Interviews are set to be held later Tuesday for the remaining spots.
Reading between the lines of that remark, it would appear that defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo will indeed return. Special teams coordinator Tom Quinn would also seem likely to be back. Other returning coaches could include safeties/secondary coach Dave Merritt, cornerbacks coach Tim Walton, tight ends coach Kevin Gilbride Jr. and running backs coach Craig Johnson.
Jim Herrmann (linebackers), Sean Ryan (wide receivers) and Larry Izzo (special teams assistant) have already accepted new jobs. Reports have indicated that Adam Henry, who coached Odell Beckham Jr. at LSU, will be the new receivers coach.
Strength coach Jerry Palmieri, offensive line coach Pat Flaherty and defensive line coach Robert Nunn have reportedly been told they will not be retained.
No official announcements have come from the Giants about assistant coaches. Perhaps, though, we will get some clarity in the next day or two.