Former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel dies at 71

Former head coach of the New York Giants, Jim Fassel, has died at the age of 71, his son John confirmed to the Los Angeles Times on Monday evening.

Jim Fassel, who lived in Las Vegas, died of a coronary heart assault below sedation after being rushed to a neighborhood hospital with chest ache on Monday, John Fassel instructed the Times.

Jim Fassel was head coach of the Giants from 1997 to 2003 and led the crew to a few playoff locations. In 1997 he was named NFL Coach of the Year.

Fassels Giants misplaced in Super Bowl XXXV 34-7 in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens in January 2001 after dropping 4-12 and profitable the NFC East that season. Fassel was 58-53-1 within the total standings with the Giants.

Fassel not solely coached the Giants, however was additionally a long-time NFL assistant and held offensive coordinators for the Giants, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and Ravens.

Fassel additionally educated within the ranks of the universities and led Utah from 1985 to 1989.

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