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Joe Judge left Giants 'blown away' in interview: Shaun O'Hara

Former Giants center Shaun O’Hara was sitting at general manager Dave Gettleman’s lunch table Tuesday when news broke that the team hired Joe Judge as head coach.

While discussing the “wild day” at the Giants’ facility on “Good Morning Football” on Wednesday, the NFL Network analyst said the initial shock came from the announcement of Matt Rhule heading to coach the Panthers. Shortly after, reports began to circulate that Judge would be hired by the Giants. O’Hara said he then asked around the facility to get a better understanding of how it all came to be.

“Blown away with the interview,” O’Hara said of the Giants’ meeting with Judge. “Blown away with Joe Judge, at 38 years old, how enamored he was in the interview, the youthful exuberance and the plan. The plan to take one of the youngest rosters in the NFL that has been built by Dave Gettleman through the draft and with the salary-cap purges over the last couple of years and to take this young-pup roster and to say, ‘You know what? We’re going to change the course of this franchise because we’re going to get back to playing physical football.’”

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