Giants special teams coach Thomas McGaughey undergoing

cancer treatments Many have wondered why former special teams coach Tom Quinn was brought back in the spring to help current special teams coach Thomas McGaughey. Well Mark Bavaro Jerseys Stitched , Thursday we learned that McGaughey — absent much of the time in recent months — has been undergoing cancer treatments.McGaughey met with reporters on Thursday and said he underwent a procedure during the offseason to remove a growth in his bowel duct, during which cancer was discovered in that growth. He has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments for what he said was approximately the past two months.“It’s going good,” the coach told the media.Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has also been undergoing treatments for lymphoma, and appears to be in remission. The two also worked together with the Carolina Panthers.“We share chemotherapy stories,” McGaughey said with a smile. “It is what it is. Just gotta fight through it.”McGaughey said he has a couple of treatments remaining, but his recent scan was “fine.”McGaughey told reporters he would continue to coach, and that he never thought about missing the season.“As a football coach you don’t think about that stuff. You get up, you do what you do abnd live life,” McGaughey said. “I’m not gonna let any chemotherapy or cancer or anything else get in the way of what I do. I’m a father, I’m a football coach and that’s what I do.“Nobody care. They’re not going to feel sorry for you. It’s get up Youth Michael Strahan Jerseys , go to work and you’ve gotta earn your paycheck.”There were some football-related questions for McGaughey, as well.On his reaction if coach Pat Shurmur lets Saquon Barkley and Odell Beckham Jr, return kicks“Thank God ... pretty simple.”“These guys are play makers. Any time you get a chance to put play makers out on the field, give you the best chance to win, that’s what you want to do. You’re trying to win the game,” McGaughey said.“Both those guys are special athletes. Whenever you get a chance to get the ball in the hands of a special athlete you want to do it.”On the punting progress of Riley Dixon“Riley’s getting better. He’s taking the coaching,” McGaughey said. “We made some minor adjustments as far as how he warms up, getting him a settled in routine. He’s coming along.”On changes made by placekicker Aldrick Rosas“More mental than anything. He has a ton of talent. In his mind, he has to have confidence into himself, and just be able to repeat the same process Michael Strahan Jerseys Stitched , tedious process over and over again – in his mind as far as being able to take some steps back, see the target, and just relax and swing through the ball,” McGaughey said. “He’s just one year out. He’s getting better.” Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some headlines to start your Tuesday.Defensive reinforcements on the wayI know, I know. You looked at that subhead and thought “what the Giants really need is help on offense.” Right now, though, it looks like they might soon have a couple of additions to the front seven of their defense.Josh Mauro, suspended for the first four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, has served the suspension and can begin practicing again. The Giants have a roster exemption for Mauro and don’t have to active him until next Monday. If they don’t activate him for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers Youth Saquon Barkley Jerseys , the defensive lineman’s first action would come next Thursday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Mauro won’t count against the 53-man roster until the Giants activate him.“Excited to be back around the guys,” Mauro said. “I’m just grateful to be back here and I just want to help contribute to win football games.”Linebacker Olivier Vernon has yet to play this season due to a high ankle sprain. Coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that he is “optimistic” that Vernon could play vs. Carolina.Around the Inter-GoogleGiants wasting Odell Beckham Jr.'s contract by not allowing him to make plays | SNYCardinals Signing S Darian Thompson To Practice Squad | NFLTradeRumors.coGiants offense at times seems together before falling apart | NewsdayBig Blue has talent, which it showed on the opening drive against the Saints, but then nothing.David Carr diagnoses main issues with New York Giants' offense - NFL VideosNFL Network's David Carr tries to explain why the New York Giants have struggled on offense so far in 2018.As Giants' problems persist, Eli Manning is common denominator, and there's no one to turn to - NY Daily NewsMonday brought an eerie deja vu experience to the Giants locker room in all the wrong ways.Solving this mess is supposed to be why Pat Shurmur is hereThis is why Pat Shurmur is here.Yes, he is the head coach and thus his job description is global when it comes to all things Giants, on the field and in the...
Posted in Default Category on April 19 at 11:52 AM

Comments (0)

No login