"All Signs Point to Matt Patricia" - Pat Leonard on Giants' Search

Is Matt Patricia set to spurn the Lions for the Giants?

It would also be a smart hire for the Giants.Despite reports that New England Patriots defensive coordinator, Matt Patricia, was nearly a sure-bet to end up the Detroit Lions head coach, reports have emerged that Patricia actually favors the Giants opening.

Leonard even went so far as to debunk the idea a deal with the Lions is essentially done, with some indication Patricia prefers the Giants over the Lions. Get the app and get the game.

Following the release of that damning report on the rising tensions within the New England Patriots organization, it was rumored that Pats head coach Bill Belichick could be on his way out of town in the offseason, with the New York Giants listed as a likely destination for the 5-time Super Bowl winning head coach.

Matt Patricia is one of the hottest names in the head coaching market. Despite a rocky start where the unit was ranked 31st in points allowed after four weeks, the Patriots led the National Football League in fewest points allowed from Week 5 to 17. He arrived as an offensive assistant and his since helped on the offensive line, coached linebackers, safeties and overseen a unit as defensive coordinator. The fact that the defense did this without Dont'a Hightower and an inexperienced front seven also speaks to the job Patricia did.

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The former aeronautical engineer has led New England to a top ten defense in terms of points allowed in each season since being named defensive coordinator in 2012.

Have the Giants already made their decision on a new head coach?

Over the past couple of weeks, a favorite has emerged as Lions general manager Bob Quinn has been conducting interviews with coaches around the league.

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels also interviewed for the Giants job, as well as for the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts jobs.

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