Former Giants head coach Jim Fassel dies at 71

Previous New york city Giants head coach Jim Fassel has actually passed away at the age of 71.

According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times, Dallas Cowboys unique groups planner John Fassel, Jim’s child, verified his daddy’s death.

Fassel experienced chest discomforts Monday and was required to a health center prior to having a cardiovascular disease while under sedation.

Fassel was head coach of the Giants from 1997-2003 and led the franchise to a look in Super Bowl XXXV versus the Baltimore Ravens. Fassel invested 16 years as a coach in the NFL with stints as an offending planner for the Giants, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and Ravens. He last coached in the NFL in 2006 with Baltimore and invested 4 years as a head coach of the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League from 2009-2012.

Fassel likewise quickly played in the NFL after being prepared in the seventh round as a quarterback out of Long Beach State in 1972. He hung out with the Bears, San Diego Chargers and Houston Oilers prior to playing a season in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts and parts of 2 seasons with The Hawaiians of the World Football League.

The Locomotives won 2 of the 3 objected to UFL champions and lost in the title video game the 3rd year to the Virginia Destroyers. The Giants made the playoffs in 3 of Fassel’s 7 seasons as head coach with the journey to the Super Bowl in 2000 being the only time the group advanced beyond the Wild Card weekend.

Fassel was called the NFL’s coach of the year in 1997 in leading the Giants to a 10-5-1 record and a playoff berth in his very first season as head coach.

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