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Head Coach Joe Judge | Previous Position: New England Patriots Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach

Judge has been part of five championship teams in the NFL and college ranks, having coached under Bill Belichick and Nick Saban. Judge was a member of the coaching staffs who won Super Bowls XLIX, LI and LIII with the Patriots and the 2009 and 2011 BCS national championships with Alabama.

Judge, who turned 38 last week, has been coaching for 15 years, including the last eight with the New England Patriots. He was the team's assistant special teams coach for three years and special teams coordinator for four. Following the 2018 season, Judge added the duties of wide receivers coach to his responsibilities.

Under Judge's guidance in 2018, Patriots special teams played a key role in winning Super Bowl LIII. In particular, the punt coverage team repeatedly pinned the Los Angeles Rams offense deep in its own territory, forcing the Rams to start three of their drives inside their own 10-yard line.

Judge began his coaching career in 2005 as a graduate assistant at Mississippi State, where he lettered three times and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. While at Mississippi State, Judge tutored a freshman All-SEC punter, five All-SEC linebackers and a returner who finished as the all-time SEC leader in career return yards and kickoff return yards. Judge joined the Patriots after a three-year stint at the University of Alabama as a football analyst under Saban. Judge's special teams units boasted a First-Team All-American kicker and Groza Award finalist (Leigh Tiffin, 2009), a First-Team All-American return specialist (Javier Arenas, 2009), an SEC All-Freshman team punter (Cody Mandell, 2010) and a returner who finished his career ranked second all-time in NCAA return yards (Arenas).

Judge joins a small but distinct list of NFL head coaches who cut their teeth with special teams duties: John Harbaugh (Philadelphia's special teams coordinator, 1998-2006), Marv Levy (Philadelphia's kicking teams coach, 1969; Los Angeles Rams' special teams coach, 1970; Washington's special teams coach, 1971-1972), Dick Vermeil (Los Angeles Rams' special teams coach, 1969), Mike Ditka (Dallas' special teams/receivers coach, 1973-1981), Bill Cowher (Cleveland's special teams coach, 1985-1986) and Belichick (Detroit's special teams coach, 1976; Denver's assistant special teams coach, 1978; New York Giants' special teams coach/defensive assistant, 1979-1984).

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2005-07Mississippi StateGraduate Assistant
2008Birmingham-SouthernSpecial Teams/Linebackers Coach
2009-11AlabamaSpecial Teams Assistant/Football Analyst
2012-14New England PatriotsAssistant Special Teams
2015-18New England PatriotsSpecial Teams Coordinator
2019New England PatriotsSpecial Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers

Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Head Coach

Garrett served nine full seasons as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 2011-19 in addition to eight games on an interim basis in 2010. In all, he compiled a record of 85-67 in the regular season and 2-3 in the postseason. He won NFC East titles in 2014, 2016 and 2018. He was selected the NFL Coach of the Year in 2016.

Garrett played quarterback in the NFL for 12 seasons, including four with the Giants from 2000-03. He served as the primary backup to Kerry Collins during the team's run to Super Bowl XXXV. He ended his career by splitting the 2004 season with Tampa Bay and Miami. In his 12 NFL seasons, Garrett started nine of the 40 regular season games in which he played.

Garrett, who played for the Cowboys from 1993-99 and was on three Super Bowl championship teams, was the first former Dallas Cowboys player to become the team's head coach. His father, Jim, was a personnel scout for the team for 21 years and served under every Super Bowl-winning head coach and ownership regime in Cowboys history. Jim Garrett was also an assistant coach for the Giants from 1970-73 and a former high school football coach in his home state of New Jersey. Born in Rutherford, Jim Garrett was a standout fullback at Utah State and bounced around on a few professional teams, including one season with the Giants in 1956.

As a player in Dallas, Garrett learned under Jimmy Johnson, who was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week. He served as a backup to Troy Aikman in offenses directed by Norv Turner and Ernie Zampese. He also played for then-Giants offensive coordinator Sean Payton, a Super Bowl-winning head coach for the Saints. Garrett finished his playing days while studying under Jon Gruden in Tampa Bay and started his coaching career with the Miami Dolphins, where he worked under Nick Saban. New Giants head coach Joe Judge also served under Saban at Alabama.

As a senior at Princeton University in 1988, Garrett was named the Ivy League's Player of the Year and honorable mention All-American. He earned his degree in history in 1989 and moved on to the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with the New Orleans Saints developmental squad. After being released prior to the 1990 season, he spent the fall of 1990 as an assistant coach at Princeton. In 1991, Garrett moved on to play in the World League and the Canadian Football League before joining the Cowboys practice squad in 1992.

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2005-06Miami DolphinsQuarterbacks
2007Dallas CowboysOffensive Coordinator
2008-10Dallas CowboysAssistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
2010Interim Head Coach (final 8 games)Dallas Cowboys
2011-19Dallas CowboysHead Coach
2020-PresentNew York GiantsOffensive Coordinator

Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Patrick Graham | Previous Position: Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator

Graham spent the 2019 season as the defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He arrived in Miami with 10 years of NFL coaching experience and coached in the playoffs in eight of those seasons. He has been part of teams that won seven division titles, two conference championships and one Super Bowl (XLIX).

Graham reunites with Joe Judge, who was named the 19th head coach in Giants history last week after he spent eight seasons on Bill Belichick's coaching staff in New England. Graham coached for the Patriots from 2009-15. During that time, he served as a coaching assistant (2009), defensive assistant (2010), linebackers coach (2011, 2014-15), and defensive line coach (2012-13). In his five seasons as a position coach (2011-15), New England led the NFL in takeaways (150) and was tied for fourth in sacks (214).

Graham also returns to the Giants, for whom he coached the defensive line in the 2016 and 2017 seasons. In 2016, Graham helped the Giants become the most improved defense in the league, which propelled them to their last postseason appearance. The team allowed 158 fewer points and 1,290 fewer yards than it did in 2015. Their 17.8 points per game allowed was second in the NFL and the team's best since 2002. The Giants tied for third in the NFL in rushing yards allowed (88.6 yards per game). Defensive tackle Damon Harrison totaled 86 tackles (55 solo), the most by an NFL defensive tackle since 1996 when Buffalo's Ted Washington had 92 stops (70 solo). Harrison also earned first-team All-Pro honors.

Graham joined the New England staff following two seasons (2007-08) as a graduate assistant at Notre Dame, where he worked with the defense. He spent three seasons (2004-06) as an assistant coach at Richmond, mentoring tight ends from 2005-06 and the defensive line in 2004. Graham began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Wagner (2002-03), while he pursued an MBA with a concentration in finance. He coached the junior varsity team to an undefeated season and also served as strength and conditioning coach and academic coordinator.

Graham played collegiately at Yale, where he was a defensive lineman for the 1999 team that shared an Ivy League title with Brown. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology with a concentration in economics and African-American studies. A native of Des Plaines, Illinois, Graham and his wife, Pamela, have two children, Morgan and Silas.

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2002-03WagnerGraduate Assistant
2004RichmondAssistant Defensive Line
2005-06RichmondTight Ends
2007-08Notre DameGraduate Assistant
2009New England PatriotsCoaching Assistant
2010New England PatriotsDefensive Assistant
2011, 2014-15New England PatriotsLinebackers
2012-13New England PatriotsDefensive Line
2016-17New York GiantsDefensive Line
2018Green Bay PackersDefensive Run Game Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2019Miami DolphinsDefensive Coordinator
2020-PresentNew York GiantsAssistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator

Special Teams Coordinator Thomas McGaughey | Previous Position: Retained

McGaughey just completed the second season of his second stint with the Giants. He has been the team's special teams coordinator the past two seasons. McGaughey was previously a coordinator for three other NFL teams. In 2019, the Giants finished first in the NFL in kickoff return yards (1,153), fourth in punt return average (9.8), fifth in punt return yards (274) and 10th in kickoff return average (23.5). The coverage units were just as impressive. The Giants ranked first in opponent kickoff return average (18.1) and fifth in opponent punt return average (5.7). Those numbers did not go unnoticed by Judge, a longtime special teams coach. Last season, his Patriots ranked first in average starting field position and opponent average starting field position.

In 2018, Aldrick Rosas had one of the finest seasons by a kicker in Giants history. Rosas was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was named second-team All-Pro. Rosas' .970 field goal percentage is a Giants record and was just 1/100th of a percentage point behind NFL leader Robbie Gould, a former Giant. Rosas' 127 points tied Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) for the fifth-highest total in Giants history. The then second-year kicker hit his final 19 field goal attempts, the second-longest streak in team history. Rosas kicked the longest field goal in franchise history, a 57-yarder against Chicago in MetLife Stadium. In his first season with the Giants, punter Riley Dixon set a team record with a 41.8-yard net average on 71 punts. Michael Thomas led the Giants with nine special teams tackles (six solo) and was the NFC special teams player in the Pro Bowl.

McGaughey was the Giants' assistant special teams coach from 2007-10. The Giants won Super Bowl XLII in his first season with the team. In 2008, he helped produce the Pro Bowl battery of kicker John Carney, punter/holder Jeff Feagles, and long snapper Zak DeOssie as the Giants won the NFC East. That year, Carney set a then-team record by converting 92.1 percent (35 of 38) of his field goal attempts.

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2002Kansas City ChiefsAssistant Special Teams
2003University of HoustonSpecial Teams Coordinator
2004University of HoustonSpecial Teams Coordinator/Cornerbacks
2005-06Denver BroncosAssistant Special Teams
2007-10New York GiantsAssistant Special Teams
2011-13LSUSpecial Teams Coordinator/Defensive Assistant
2014New York JetsSpecial Teams Coordinator
2015San Francisco 49ersSpecial Teams Coordinator
2016-17Carolina PanthersSpecial Teams Coordinator
2018-PresentNew York GiantsSpecial Teams Coordinator

Quarterbacks Coach Jerry Schuplinski | Previous Position: Miami Dolphins Assistant Quarterbacks Coach

Schuplinski has been part of three Super Bowl winning teams (XLIX, LI and LIII) during his six seasons (2013-18) as an NFL coach with New England. His teams won four AFC titles and advanced to the conference championship in all six years. Schuplinski spent the past three seasons (2016-18) in New England as the assistant quarterbacks coach, working closely with Tom Brady.

In 2017, Schuplinski helped Brady win the league's Most Valuable Player award for the third time in his career. Brady was the NFL's leading passer, throwing for 4,577 yards. His 32 passing touchdowns and 102.8 passer rating were both third in the league. The Patriots led the NFL in total offense, averaging 394.2 yards per game, and finished second in scoring, averaging 28.6 points per game. In Schuplinski's first season as assistant quarterbacks coach in 2016, the Patriots won Super Bowl LI. Brady was named Super Bowl MVP after he passed for 466 yards and two touchdowns in a dramatic come-frombehind overtime victory against Atlanta. Patriots quarterbacks set an NFL record with 258 pass attempts to start the season without an interception. The team threw just two interceptions all season, setting an NFL record for best touchdown to interception ratio (16.0) in a single season.

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2000-01John CarrollRunning Backs/Special Teams
2002-06Trinity High School (Ohio)Head Coach
2007-12Case Western ReserveLinebackers/Special Teams
2013-15New England PatriotsCoaching Assistant
2016-18New England PatriotsAssistant Quarterbacks
2019Miami DolphinsAssistant Quarterbacks
2020-PresentNew York GiantsQuarterbacks

Offensive Line Coach Marc Colombo | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Offensive Line Coach

Colombo, a former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman who started 72 of the 76 games he played during his six-year run with the club, settled into the next phase of his NFL career as an assistant coach with the Cowboys in 2015. He was named the club's assistant offensive line coach in 2016, and midway through the 2018 season, he was promoted to offensive line coach. Colombo began the 2018 in his familiar role as assistant offensive line coach, but Dallas parted ways with its line coach during the bye week, promoting Colombo to lead the group on a full-time basis.

In his first season as the assistant offensive line coach (2016), Colombo worked with a unit that forged a path for the offense to finish with the second-ranked rushing attack at 149.8 yards-per-game and the league's rushing leader (Ezekiel Elliott, 1,631 yards). The line saw three players start all 16 games (Freder- ick, Martin and Doug Free), with T. Smith, Frederick and Martin all finishing the season as first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections.

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2014Dallas CowboysPersonnel Assistant
2015Dallas CowboysAssistant
2016-17Dallas CowboysAssistant Offensive Line
2018-19Dallas CowboysOffensive Line (Promoted midway through 2018 season)
2020-PresentNew York GiantsOffensive Line

Assistant Offensive Line Coach Ben Wilkerson | Previous Position: Retained

Despite a changing cast of linemen in 2018, the offensive line helped rookie Saquon Barkley lead the NFL with 2,028 yards from scrimmage. Eli Manning also three for 21 touchdown passes against just 11 interceptions, his lowest total in 10 years.

Wilkerson started 41 games at center for LSU over the course of four seasons (2001-04), as the Tigers compiled a 33-8 record during his career. As a senior, he was a co-recipient of the Rimington Trophy, awarded to the top center in college football. During his junior season, the Tigers captured the BCS National Championship as Wilkerson started all 14 games and was one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy

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2010LSUGraduate Assistant
2011LSUOffensive Administrative Assistant
2012-13Grambling StateOffensive Line
2015-17Chicago BearsAssistant Offensive Line
2018-PresentNew York GiantsAssistant Offensive Line

Running Backs Coach Burton Burns | Previous Position: Alabama Assistant Athletics Director

Prior to serving as the assistant athletics director for football, he served as the associate head coach and running backs coach for 11 seasons (2007-17). Over 20 seasons as a college assistant, Burns has produced versatile running backs who have been effective in every phase of the game. His players have proven to be equally effective on the ground and in the passing game. Few in college football can say they have coached a Heisman Trophy finalist, but Burns can claim a trio dating back to the 2009 season, including the 2009 recipient Mark Ingram, 2011 finalist Trent Richardson and 2015 winner Derrick Henry.

Under Burns' guidance in 2009, Ingram was awarded Alabama's first Heisman Trophy and earned unanimous All-America honors. Ingram set the school's single-season rushing record with 1,658 yards and 17 touchdowns while adding 32 receptions for 334 yards and three scores. Richardson, a true freshman, was the team's second-leading rusher (642 yards, 6 TD) and was a Freshman All-SEC selection. In the BCS National Championship Game against Texas, Ingram and Richardson both rushed for 100-plus yards to help lead Alabama to the school's 13th national title.

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1981-85Southern UniversityAssistant
1999-2006ClemsonRunning Backs
2007-17AlabamaAssociate Head Coach/Running Backs
2018AlabamaAssistant Athletics Director
2020-PresentNew York GiantsRunning Backs

Tight Ends Coach Freddie Kitchens | Previous Position: Cleveland Browns Head Coach

An assistant coach for 20 years on the college and professional levels prior to being named the Browns' 17th full-time head coach, Kitchens had the opportunity to learn and coach with some of the best to coach the game of football. Kitchens was a graduate assistant at LSU in 2000 under head coach Nick Saban and later broke into the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 under Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach Bill Parcells. Kitchens was one of six assistants on that 2006 Cowboys staff who went on to become an NFL head coach (Anthony Lynn, Todd Haley, Tony Sparano, Mike Zimmer and Todd Bowles).

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1999Glenville State CollegeOffensive Assistant
2000LSUGraduate Assistant
2001-03North Texas UniversityRunning Backs
2004Mississippi StateTight Ends
2005Mississippi StateRunning Backs
2006Dallas CowboysTight Ends
2007-12Arizona CardinalsTight Ends
2013-16Arizona CardinalsQuarterbacks
2017Arizona CardinalsRunning Backs
2018Cleveland BrownsRunning Backs/Associate Head Coach (first 8 games)
2019Cleveland BrownsHead Coach
2020-PresentNew York GiantsTight Ends

Wide Receivers Coach Tyke Tolbert | Previous Position: Retained

In 2019, Tolbert's receivers helped Daniel Jones lead all NFL rookies in touchdown passes and break nearly every franchise rookie passing record, most of which had stood since 1948. Darius Slayton, a fifth-round draft choice, tied A.J. Brown for most touchdown catches (eight) by a rookie last season.

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1994LSUGraduate Assistant
1994Northeast Louisiana UniversityGraduate Assistant
1995Ohio UniversityWide Receivers
1995-97Northeast Louisiana UniversityTight Ends
1998AuburnTight Ends
1999-2001Louisiana-LafayetteWide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator
2002FloridaTight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
2003Arizona CardinalsWide Receivers
2004-09Buffalo BillsWide Receivers
2010Carolina PanthersWide Receivers
2011-17Denver BroncosWide Receivers
2018-PresentNew York GiantsWide Receivers

Senior Offensive Assistant Derek Dooley | Previous Position: Missouri Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

In his first year with Mizzou, Dooley's offense - which scored the second-most points in Mizzou history in a 13-game season (fifth-most overall) - was a major reason behind the team's success that led to an eight-win season and a berth in the 2018 AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Prior to joining Mizzou, Dooley was part of record-setting offenses all throughout his 20-year coaching career – including six years of collegiate head coaching experience.

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1996GeorgiaGraduate Assistant
1997-99SMUWide Receivers/Co-Recruiting Coordinator
2000-02LSUTight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
2003LSURunning Backs/Special Teams Coordinator
2004LSUAssistant Head Coach/Running Backs/Special Teams Coordinator
2005-06Miami DolphinsTight Ends
2007-09Louisiana TechHead Coach
2010-12TennesseeHead Coach
2013-17Dallas CowboysWide Receivers
2018-19MissouriOffensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Offensive Assistant Stephen Brown | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Offensive Assistant/Running Backs Coach

The Dallas Cowboys hired Stephen Brown as an offensive assistant prior to the 2016 season to work with Coach Gary Brown and the running backs in the coordination of the running game, while also serving as a point person for Head Coach Jason Garrett on research projects and day-to-day operations. Brown worked with a running backs group that saw Ezekiel Elliott take home the 2018 and 2019 NFL rushing titles.

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2009-12SyracuseQuality Control/Recruiting Coordinator
2013-14Buffalo BillsAssistant to the Head Coach/Special Teams Assistant
2016-2019Dallas CowboysOffensive Assistant/Running Backs
2020-PresentNew York GiantsOffensive Assistant

Offensive Quality Control Coach Bobby Blick | Previous Position: New York Giants Defensive Assistant

Blick assisted defensive coordinators Steve Spagnuolo and James Bettcher the last three years and now moves to the offense as quality control coach under Garrett. Blick came to the Giants from the Army West Point Football staff, where he was the director of player personnel in 2016. Prior his arrival at West Point, Blick served as special teams coordinator and director of recruiting at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.

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2008-10N.C. StateOffensive Graduate Assistant
2011-13Elon UniversityTight Ends/Running Backs
2014SamfordTight Ends/Slot Receivers
2015SamfordSpecial Teams/Recruiting Coordinator
2016ArmyDirector of Player Personnel
2017-19New York GiantsDefensive Assistant
2020-PresentNew York GiantsOffensive Quality Control

Outside Linebackers Coach/Senior Assistant Bret Bielema | Previous Position: New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach

Prior to joining New England, Bielema was head coach at Arkansas from 2013-17 and head coach at Wisconsin from 2006-12. During his tenure as a head coach, Bielema coached his teams to three conference titles and coached future Patriots James White and Deatrich Wise and NFL stars including J.J. Watt, Russell Wilson and Joe Thomas.

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1994-95IowaGraduate Assistant
2002-03Kansas StateCo-Defensive Coordinator
2004-05WisconsinDefensive Coordinator
2006-12WisconsinHead Coach
2013-17ArkansasHead Coach
2018New England PatriotsConsultant to the Head Coach
2019New England PatriotsDefensive Line
2020-PresentNew York GiantsOutside Linebackers Coach/Senior Assistant

Defensive Line Coach Sean Spencer | Previous Position: Penn State Associate Head Coach/Run Game Coordinator/Defensive line

Spencer just completed his sixth season as the Nittany Lions' defensive line coach and fourth as the run game coordinator. He added the title of associate head coach in 2018.

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1996-97ShippensburgRunning Backs
1998-2000Trinity CollegeRunning Backs/Passing Game Coordinator/Defensive Line
2001-03MassachusettsDefensive Line
2004Holy CrossDefensive Line
2006HofstraDefensive Line
2007-08MassachusettsDefensive Line/Special Teams Coordinator
2009-10Bowling GreenDefensive Line
2011-13VanderbiltDefensive Line
2014-17Penn StateDefensive Line
2018-19Penn StateAssociate Head Coach/Run Game Coordinator/Defensive line
2020-PresentNew York GiantsDefensive Line

Inside Linebackers Coach Kevin Sherrer | Previous Position: Tennessee Special Teams Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Coach

Sherrer has coached six linebackers selected in the NFL Draft in the last six years. He has won two national championships and three SEC championships. In his first season on Rocky Top, Sherrer helped a UT defense improve 74 spots from 2017 to 2018 in run defense and 45 spots in third down defense.

Prior to arriving in Knoxville, Sherrer spent the previous four seasons as the outside linebackers coach at Georgia, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to the SEC Championship and College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2017. He also was the defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach at South Alabama in 2013 and served as the director of player development at Alabama from 2010-12.

Sherrer was a three-year letterwinner at tight end at Alabama from 1993-95 and was an accomplished high school assistant coach in the state.

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1996-1997Tuscaloosa County High SchoolAssistant
2001-04Spain Park High SchoolAssistant
2005-09Hoover High SchoolAssistant
2010-12AlabamaDirector of Player Development
2013South AlabamaDefensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
2014-17GeorgiaOutside Linebackers
2018TennesseeCo-Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2019TennesseeSpecial Teams Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2020New York GiantsInside Linebackers

Defensive Backs Coach Jerome Henderson | Previous Position: Atlanta Falcons Defensive Passing Game Coordinator/Secondary

Jerome Henderson comes off four seasons as the Falcons defensive passing game coordinator/secondary coach. In Henderson's first year with the Falcons in 2016, he helped coach a young defense that ended the season ranked in the top five in interceptions returned for touchdowns (three). Also, the team's 279 interception return yards ranked third in the NFL last season. The Falcons defense also recorded 89 passes defensed in 2016, which also ranked third in the league. Before coming to Atlanta, Henderson spent four seasons as the Dallas Cowboys secondary coach.

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2006New York JetsDirector of Player Development
2007New York JetsAssistant Defensive Backs/Director of Player Development
2008New York JetsDefensive Backs
2009-11Cleveland BrownsDefensive Backs
2012-15Dallas CowboysDefensive Backs
2016-19Atlanta FalconsDefensive Passing Game Coordinator/Secondary
2020-PresentNew York GiantsDefensive Backs

Assistant Defensive Backs Coach Anthony Blevins | Previous Position: New York Giants Assistant Special Teams Coach

In Blevins' first season as Thomas McGaughey's assistant, the Giants' special teams were extremely productive. Aldrick Rosas had one of the finest seasons by a kicker in Giants history. Rosas was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was named second-team All-Pro after making 32 of 33 field goal attempts and 31 of 32 extra point tries. Rosas' .970 field goal percentage was a Giants record, and was just 1/100th of a percentage point behind NFL leader Robbie Gould, a former Giant. Rosas' 127 points tied Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) for the fifth-highest total in Giants history. The then second-year kicker hit his final 19 field goal attempts, the second-longest streak in Giants history. And on Dec. 2, Rosas kicked the longest field goal in Giants history, a 57-yarder against Chicago in MetLife Stadium. In his first season with the Giants, punter Riley Dixon set a franchise record with a 41.8-yard net average on 71 punts. Michael Thomas led the Giants with nine special teams tackles (six solo) and was the NFC special teams player in the Pro Bowl. It was Thomas' first Pro Bowl selection.

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2005-07Mississippi StateGraduate Assistant
2008University of Tennessee at MartinCornerbacks/Recruiting Coordinator
2009-11Tennessee StateSpecial Teams/Cornerbacks
2012Alabama at BirminghamCornerbacks
2013-17Arizona CardinalsCoaching Assistant/Special Teams
2018-2019New York GiantsAssistant Special Teams
2020-PresentNew York GiantsAssistant Defensive Backs

Defensive Quality Control Coach Mike Treier | Previous Position: Marshall Safeties Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Treier comes off five seasons as Marshall's safeties coach and recruiting coordinator. He coached Marshall's defensive backs in 2018 after serving as the defensive analyst a year prior. He mentored Chris Jackson, who was a second-team All-Conference USA pick in addition to Steven Gilmore, who was named to the league's All-Freshman team. Jackson was also an all-rookie pick in 2016 and an honorable mention selection as sophomore. It was his second stint in Huntington, after serving as a graduate assistant in 2014-15, before moving on to UT-Martin, where he was the Skyhawks' co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach in 2016.

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2014-15MarshallGraduate Assistant
2016Tennessee at MartinCo-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
2017MarshallDefensive Analyst
2018MarshallDefensive Backs
2019MarshallSafeties/Recruiting Coordinator
2020-PresentNew York GiantsDefensive Quality Control

Defensive Assistant Jody Wright | Previous Position: Cleveland Browns Offensive Assistant

Before Cleveland, he spent the 14 years working on the collegiate level. Wright was the offensive line and assistant head coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018. He was also the running backs coach at UAB in 2014. As running backs coach, Wright helped guide Jordan Howard, who set numerous school records including the single-season rushing (1,587) and rushing touchdowns (13) records. He had two stints at the University of Alabama. Wright was the director of player personnel from 2015-17 and graduate assistant/offensive analyst from 2010-12. He also acted as the passing game coordinator/tight ends coach at Jacksonville State in 2013 and the graduate assistant/ coordinator of football operations at Mississippi State from 2005-09. Wright graduated from Jacksonville State in 2004 and earned his master's degree from Mississippi State in 2009. He hails from Alabama and was a two-time all-state running back at Pickens Academy (Carrollton, Ala.) in high school, where he helped the school to three state titles.

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2005-09Mississippi StateGraduate Assistant/Coordinator of Football Operations
2010-12AlabamaGraduate Assistant/Offensive Analyst
2013Jacksonville StatePassing Game Coordinator/Tight Ends
2014UABRunning Backs
2015-17AlabamaDirector of Player Personnel
2018UABOffensive Lines/Assistant Head Coach
2019Cleveland BrownsOffensive Assistant
2020-PresentNew York GiantsDefensive Assistant

Assistant Special Teams Coach Tom Quinn | Previous Position: Retained

Quinn is in his 15th consecutive season as a member of the Giants' coaching staff. For the third year in a row he is an assistant special teams coach, the position he held in his first season with the team in 2006. In 2007, Quinn became the Giants' special teams coordinator, a position he held through the 2017 season.

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1991Davidson CollegeLinebackers
1992-94James MadisonSpecial Teams/Recruiting Coordinator
1995Boston UniversityDefensive Coordinator
1996-98College of the Holy CrossDefensive Coordinator
1999-2001San Jose StateLinebackers/Tight Ends/Special Teams
2002-03StanfordSpecial Teams/Tight Ends
2004-05StanfordSpecial Teams/Outside Linebackers
2006New York GiantsAssistant Special Teams
2007-17New York GiantsSpecial Teams Coordinator
2018-PresentNew York GiantsAssistant Special Teams

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