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Eight Fun Facts About Fired New York Giants Head Coach Ben McAdoo

Filed under: Football Fun Facts — by Mark on December 4, 2017

Ben McAdoo was fired today as the head coach of the New York Giants. The move had been speculated for sometime and all that was left to wonder about was if it would happen during the season or after. With the Giants sitting at 2-10, and having just lost to the Oakland Raiders, ownership felt it was time for a change and fired their head coach and also their general manager on the same day.

Here are eight fun facts about Ben McAdoo:

First NFL Job

Ben McAdoo’s first NFL coaching job was with the Saints when he was hired in 2004 to be the team’s offensive quality control coach.

Close Ties To Mike McCarthy

Ben McAdoo has coached with or for NFL head coach Mike McCarthy while with the New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, and Green Bay Packers.

Number 17!

When he was hired in 2016, Ben McAdoo was the 17th head coach in New York Giants history.

That First Win!

Ben McAdoo got his first win as the head coach of the New York Giants, and his first win as a head coach ever, on September 11, 2016 when the Giants beat the Cowboys on the road in the season opener.

That First Loss!

The first team to beat a Ben McAdoo led Giants team was the Washington Redskins in the third game of the 2016 season.

That Last Win!

The last win the Giants would get with Ben McAdoo as head coach came on November 19, 2017 in overtime against the Kansas City Chiefs.

That Last Loss!

the last loss the Giants would get with Ben McAdoo as head coach was to the Oakland Raiders on December 3, 2017.

Two Time Loser

Only one team was beaten by the Giants more than once while Ben McAdoo was the team’s head coach. New York beat the Dallas Cowboys in the first game of the 2016 season and then again on December 11 of that season, just under a year before he would be fired as Giants head coach.

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