Ben McAdoo broke his silence by throwing down the hammer on the NFC East and the Giants offensive line. He liked other moves.

Once in the running to be Eagles head coach, Ben McAdoo is facing a true Philadelphia welcome the next time he visits.

The reception won’t be much friendlier in Dallas or Philadelphia.

Or the next time he sees either of the Giants starting offensive tackles.

McAdoo, the ex-Giants coach who was fired in December, broke his silence Thursday without offering any real explanation for all the things that went wrong for the Giants last season or his ugly ending after benching quarterback Eli Manning.

Instead he praised the team’s offseason direction and said he was planning many of the same ideas had he been retained.

“I think they’re gonna win the division,” McAdoo told The New York Post. “I think Philly, how much success has Philly had? I think they’re gonna have a hard time handling success.

“Dallas, I like their offensive line, but how long have we been saying that? Their defense, they got a bunch of young guys playing DB, Sean Lee is banged up a lot, and their D-Line, they got a bunch of guys getting in trouble all the time. And Washington is Washington, right?”

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After sticking with Ereck Flowers at left tackle during his two-year stint as head coach and defending him through constant struggles, McAdoo offered a candid criticism of the much-maligned Flowers just as the new regime is gaining confidence in him after a position switch.

The Giants made Nate Solder the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL to play left tackle. There’s a move McAdoo doesn’t like.

“I don’t think he’s a very good player,” …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports


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