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Giants Make It Official: Pat Shurmur New Coach

Giants Make It Official: Pat Shurmur New Coach

It's official: Pat Shurmur is the coach of the Giants.

The former Vikings offensive coordinator signed a contract on Monday — a five-year deal, according to ESPN — just a day after the Vikings were eliminated from the playoffs in a 38-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game.

"We are pleased to welcome Pat to our organization and look forward to the leadership he will provide for our team," said co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. "He has an outstanding track record in developing young players, and it is clear his players respond to his guidance and direction. We interviewed six talented and qualified candidates, and we feel like Pat, with...