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Giants coaching news: Ex-Patriots LB coach Patrick Graham to coach Giants' DL, per report

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The staff appears to be complete.

The New York Giants will reportedly hire former New England Patriots linebacker coach Patrick Grahamto handle their defensive line. The hiring of Graham, along with word earlier on Thursday that Aaron Wellman will be the strength and conditioning coach, means that the staff of assistants who will work for Ben McAdoo could be complete.

Graham has been a Patriots assistant since 2009 and has coached both the linebackers and the defensive line. He spent the last two seasons coaching the linebackers. Graham has also been an assistant at Wagner, Richmond, Notre Dame and Toledo. Graham played collegiately at Yale.

Here is a 2013 quote from New England coach Bill Belichick about Graham:

"He does a great job," Bill Belichick said. "He has a lot of energy, works really hard. He's coached linebackers, he has a good understanding of everything on the defense, not just the defensive line play. He does a good job with fundamentals, does a good job with schemes, has a good understanding of what the offenses are doing."

No official announcements have been made by the Giants regarding the coaching staff. Here, however, is what we believe McAdoo's staff will look like.

Offensive coordinator -- Mike Sullivan

Quarterbacks coach -- Frank Cignetti

Running backs coach -- Craig Johnson

Offensive line -- Mike Solari

Tight ends -- Kevin Gilbride Jr.

Wide receivers -- Adam Henry

Defensive coordinator -- Steve Spagnuolo

Defensive line -- Patrick Graham

Linebackers -- Bill McGovern

Cornerbacks -- Tim Walton

Safeties/secondary -- Dave Merritt

Special teams -- Tom Quinn

Assistant special teams -- Dwayne Stukes

Strength and conditioning -- Aaron Wellman