McAdoo names coaching staff, Spagnuolo will lead defense

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Steve Spagnuolo will be returning as the New York Giants' defensive coordinator.

Coach Ben McAdoo announced his staff Tuesday, more than a month after replacing Tom Coughlin.

Twelve of the assistants were on Coughlin's staff, including all three coordinators. Besides Spagnuolo on defense, Tom Quinn will run special teams again. Mike Sullivan will move from quarterbacks coach to McAdoo's former position as offensive coordinator.

Craig Johnson (running backs), Kevin M. Gilbride (tight ends), Lunda Wells (assistant offensive line), Ryan Roeder (offensive assistant), Tim Walton (secondary/cornerbacks), David Merritt (secondary/safeties), Rob Leonard (defensive assistant), and Markus Paul (assistant strength and conditioning) and Joe Danos (performance manager) will return as position coaches.

The eight new coaches are Frank Cignetti Jr. (quarterbacks), Adam Henry (receivers), Mike Solari (offensive line), Patrick Graham (defensive line), Jeff Zgonina (assistant defensive line), Bill McGovern (linebackers), Dwayne Stukes (assistant special teams) and Aaron Wellman (strength and conditioning).


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