Vikings OC Pat Shurmur harder sell to Giants' fans

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Shurmur interviewed with the Giants while the Vikings had a bye the first weekend of the playoffs. Minnesota was manhandled by the Eagles defense, putting up just 333 total yards and a season-low 70 rushing yards to go with their measly seven points.

While McAdoo's offense has some similarities to Shurmur's offense, there are some major differences, starting with Minnesota's ground game.

The hire will likely take place midway through this week as everything gets settled down from the Vikings' crushing loss in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night.

The Vikings were knocking on the door to make this closer on the scoreboard, but Derek Barnett's strip sack of Case Keenum and Chris Long's recovery kept Minnesota off the scoreboard.

"We're going to get on the plane and go back (Monday) and we got the exit (interviews) for the players and move on from there", Shurmur said. He became the focus of the Giants' head coaching search after it was reported New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia didn't want the Giants' job because of his desire to coach in a smaller media market (Patricia will reportedly accept the Detroit Lions' head coach position) and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will become the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. T Browns were just 9-23 during Shurmur's two seasons, making his tenure in Cleveland brief. Shurmur will be announced as the Giants' head coach after the Vikings conclude their season.

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"Well we're educators, and they (quarterbacks) don't work for us, we work together". Shurmur may join Gettleman in Mobile to get a jump on National Football League draft preparation.

That is exactly what Keenum has done this season under Shurmur. He helped turn Keenum from a career backup into a quarterback who helped guide the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game.

The Giants failed to protect Manning and utilize his skill-set in the franchise's transition from Kevin Gilbride to McAdoo, but in the end, it all could work out for the best under Shurmur. There is uncertainty over whether or not Eli Manning will be with the team next season.

However, McAdoo would be taking a job with quarterback uncertainty involved. That would be an interesting development, considering the presence of Steve Spagnuolo, who some presumed would stay as defensive coordinator due to his relationship with Shurmur.

Soon enough, Pat Shurmur will inherit a team that was so bad in 2017 that the coach was sacked with four games remaining in a truly sorry season.