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Giants news, 1/22: All Pat Shurmur all the time

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! What’s in today’s Giants-related headlines? Well, it’s pretty Pat Shurmur, Pat Shurmur and then more Pat Shurmur. Let’s take a look.

Vikings star on Pat Shurmur: The 'way guys follow his lead will carry over' to Giants | NJ.com
The Vikings started hot in NFC Championship Game and in 5 straight games? Why? Pat Shurmur's game plans and preparation, says one star player

Pat Shurmur's expected new chapter with Giants free to begin this week
Pat Shurmur traveled back to Minnesota with Vikings after NFC Championship loss but expected to be back to NJ soon as next New York Giants head coach

Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to Eagles QB Nick Foles: ‘Now go win it’ | Newsday
PHILADELPHIA — Giants fans likely will find themselves rooting for the Patriots rather than an NFC East rival to win Super Bowl LII. The Giants’ next coach, though, appears to be pulling for the hated

Pat Shurmur’s next job starts now — whether he’s ready or not | New York Post
PHILADELPHIA — Pat Shurmur won’t be calling plays for Case Keenum against the Patriots in Super Bowl LII now, won’t be calling 7 Heaven for Stefon Diggs,...

How Pat Shurmur helped bring the best out of Case Keenum, Nick Foles - Minnesota Vikings Blog- ESPN
The notion that Shurmur molds his system to his personnel and not the other way around is echoed throughout the Vikings' locker room. Building upon the strengths of the players he has at his disposal, particularly his quarterbacks, is how the offensive coordinator has been able to adapt to changes along the way and not miss a beat.

“No matter how many layers you have coaching the quarterback, you have to stay on the same page so the quarterback is hearing the same message,” Shurmur said. “They’ve done the things we’ve asked them to do, they’ve made plays, they’ve created, they get us in and out of runs, from run to pass and pass to run. They’ve functioned well, and it’s really helped us win games.”

Minnesota Vikings QB in 2018, where Case Keenum will play - NFL Nation- ESPN
Case Keenum's unexpected MVP-caliber season puts the Vikings in an interesting spot -- a look at how the quarterback position plays out in Minnesota.

Pat Shurmur is ‘like another Chuck Noll,’ former coach George Perles says | Newsday
He compares favorably with the Steelers’ legendary coach, according to Perles, who was an assistant under Noll and recruited Shurmur to Michigan State.


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