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A new book shines light on the soap opera known as the New York Giants

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hockeybeat, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

  2. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    Man, that looks interesting. Thanks for the link.
  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    There was a lot of talk late last season that Parcells had let the Giants know he was available to be the GM.
    I'm pretty sure it was "rumored" in most of the NY papers at the time.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Damn, that is juicy.

    It's always been clear to me, looking at it from afar, that Parcells realizes how good he had it with the Giants and that he could have been a lifer there. But he was too much of an egomaniac and he had to buy all the groceries, etc etc, and make a big-ass mess in the kitchen. He could still be with the Giants. He's never looked right in another team's apparel, and he's just looked pathetic as the Jersey Boy coaching the Cowboys.

    I bet he's coaching somewhere next year, and I wouldn't be shocked if it's the Giants.

    And the book seems to make Ernie Accorsi out to be just as much of a meglamaniac (sp?) as every other GM, no matter how hard he tried to paint himself as golly gee shucks I used to be a sportswriter hey did I mention I covered Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game and have I mentioned how much I learned from Joe Paterno. Didn't Accorsi hate Fassel too? So he hated Fassel AND he hated the guy he hired to replace him?
  5. pallister

    pallister Guest

  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    walk on home, boy.
  7. pallister

    pallister Guest

  8. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    haha can't pull that one out too often but once in a while I get a kick out of it.
  9. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    I'd be shocked if Parcells coaches again. It's too much work at his age and there are too many hassles.

    But I could easily see him as a GM: Lots of power, lots of money, lots of delegating on the detail stuff, lots of ego stroke.
  10. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

  11. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Always amusing to hear Bill Parcells call someone else a liar.
  12. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    When did Bill Parcells ever lie?
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