After teaching and coaching at the high school level in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Gettleman landed with the Buffalo Bills as a scouting intern, and thus began his 30+ year NFL career. During that span, he’s faced many challenges as an executive. Now the veteran general manager of the New York Giants has to prepare for life without quarterback Eli Manning.
It’s his primary task this offseason.
Sure there will be the perfunctory cuts and signings of free agents to fill several voids on defense. None of those things will matter unless and until Gettleman addresses his biggest hole – the guy who will run the offense.