The New York Giants are hiring Mike Shula as their offensive coordinator, a supply confirmed to ESPN.
Shula beforehand was offensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers from 2013 to 2017.
Shula can also be anticipated to serve as the Giants’ quarterbacks coach whereas new head coach Pat Shurmur handles the playcalling duties. Offensive assistant Ryan Roeder may also keep on the employees, in line with a supply.
The Shula hire was first reported by NFL Network.
Shurmur’s employees lastly seems to be full after the seek for an offensive coordinator took some twists and turns. The Giants have been lately denied permission to interview and hire Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski as their offensive coordinator.
Shula labored with new Giants basic supervisor Dave Gettleman throughout their time with the Panthers. Shula additionally labored as the quarterbacks coach with the Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars and had a stint as the pinnacle coach of the University of Alabama from 2003 to 2006.
The Panthers fired Shula final month after his offense completed 19th within the NFL for the second straight season. Carolina was first in factors scored beneath Shula in 2015, when the Panthers superior to the Super Bowl and quarterback Cam Newton was named league MVP.
The hiring of Shula completes the Giants’ offseason overhaul. They employed Gettleman earlier than the conclusion of the season and Shurmur as the franchise’s 18th head coach final month. Shurmur employed James Bettcher, previously of the Arizona Cardinals, as his defensive coordinator.
Shurmur and Shula have their work lower out for them with the Giants. Quarterback Eli Manning and the offense have struggled, ending 31st in 2017 and 26th in 2016 in factors scored.
Manning threw 19 landing passes and 13 interceptions this previous season.