Rashad Jennings On WFAN: Giants 'Love' Playing For Coach Coughlin
NEW YORK (WFAN) -- It was an up and down first season in New Jersey for Giants running back Rashad Jennings.
The 29-year-old played well, but injuries cost him five games in what was a disappointing 6-10 season for the team.
The former seventh-round pick remains in good spirits, however, and he told WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Friday morning that it was a joy playing for head coach Tom Coughlin.
"I love it, I love it," Jennings told Boomer & Carton. "Under his leadership, he's a unique coach. So I love it. And being here in New York, experiencing the Mecca, I'm having a blast."
Jennings said that at no point during this trying season was he concerned about the two-time Super Bowl champion's job security. Not even after the low point of the season, when Big Blue fell to lowly Jacksonville in Week 13 for its seventh straight loss.
"I couldn't see it any other way," Jennings said about Coughlin returning. "Something that I gathered from coach Coughlin in a short period of time is faces change, but his expectations never will. He's a man of consistency, so we love playing for him."
The Giants retained both Coughlin and general manager Jerry Reese for the 2015 season, but defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and defensive backs coach Pete Giunta were fired.
Jennings carried the ball 167 times for 639 yards (3.8 yards per carry) in 2014, scoring four touchdowns. He also caught 30 passes for 226 yards.
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