Despite speculation of the fiery head coach’s retirement following his second Super Bowl victory at the Giants’ helm, Coughlin put to rest any such talk back in February and does not plan on hanging up his whistle any time soon.
With a talented roster set to return along with the addition of a handful of fresh, young prospects bursting with potential, Coughlin still has a tall task at hand. No team has been able to repeat as Super Bowl champions since the New England Patriots in 2005.
Coughlin and the Giants will seek to do just that, however, which would make them the first NFC team to do so since the 1994 Dallas Cowboys.
Here are five reasons to believe 2012 could be Tom Coughlin’s best year yet.