EAST RUTHERFORD, UNITED STATES: New York Giants' head coach Jim Fassel is lifted onto the shoulders of players after his team defeated the Minnesota Vikings 41-0 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford 14 January 2001. The Giants will take on the AFC Champion at the Super Bowl in Tampa Florida 28 January 2001. AFP PHOTO/Don EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP via Getty Images)
The NY Giants have lost a great man that led their team for several years. Jim Fassel, the Giants’ Head Coach from 1997 until 2003, died Tuesday morning at the age of 71.