Giants expected to name Ben McAdoo head coach on Thursday

The Giants are expected to name Ben McAdoo their next head coach Thursday, according to a league source.

The team's offensive coordinator has been a strong candidate throughout the process and was impressive in his interview. The team wants to keep him with quarterback Eli Manning and believes in his vision for the offense.

McAdoo, 38, is likely to promote from within to fill the soon-to-be vacant offensive coordinator position. He worked closely with defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and could keep him on as well with pressure on GM Jerry Reese to improve the roster, particularly on the defensive side of the ball.

Before his tenure with the Giants, McAdoo worked with the Packers for eight seasons, coaching the quarterbacks in 2012 and 2013 after six seasons as the tight ends coach. He has served as the Giants' offensive coordinator for the past two seasons.

Ben McAdoo is expected to become the Giants' head coach. (USATSI)
Ben McAdoo is expected to become head coach of the Giants. (USATSI)
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