HUB TELEGRAM: Tom Coughlin resigned as New York Giants head coach on Monday as one of 13 coaches in NFL history to win multiple Super Bowls.
He is the seventh coach in NFL history with 100 wins and two Super Bowl victories for a single team, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. The others are Hall of Famers Don Shula, Tom Landry, Chuck Noll and Joe Gibbs, as well as Bill Belichick and Mike Shanahan.
Coughlin’s 12-year tenure as the Giants head coach is the second-longest in franchise history behind Hall of Famer Steve Owen, who coached the team for 23 seasons from 1931 to 1953. Coughlin was 8-3 in the postseason with the Giants, tied with Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Parcells for the best playoff record in franchise history. Both former Giants coaches won two Super Bowls.
The Giants have the best postseason record in the NFL since Coughlin’s first season with the team in 2004 at .727. The Pittsburgh Steelers (.667) and New England Patriots (.652) rank second and third in postseason win percentage since 2004.
The Giants’ win in Super Bowl XLVI over the Patriots made Coughlin, then 65, the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl.