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The New York Giants have found a new general manager.

Joe Schoen, the current Buffalo Bills assistant general manager, was named the Giants’ new general manager on Friday. He will replace Dave Gettleman, who retired at the end of the 2021 season.

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Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula (left) walks with assistant general manager Joe Schoen on August 8, 2019 in Orchard Park, New York.
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“We are pleased and proud to name Joe as general manager,” Giants co-owner John Mara said in a statement. “Throughout our search, Joe impressed us with his ability to communicate a progressive and holistic vision for our team. His philosophy and collaborative approach to building a roster and coaching staff is what we were looking for in a General Manager. .”

Schoen had served as an assistant general manager at Buffalo for the past five seasons. He helped reshape the organization and transform it from a team that barely made the playoffs to a conference title contender. The Bills have made the playoffs four of the past five seasons.

“Joe is the kind of exceptional leader we were looking for to oversee our football operations,” added Giants co-owner Steve Tisch. “We will do whatever it takes to support Joe’s vision and strategic plan for success. We are excited to begin this next chapter with Joe as Managing Director.”

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Director of player personnel Joe Schoen and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning watch the Miami Dolphins perform drills during team training camp on August 1, 2016 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davis, Florida.
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Schoen has two decades of scouting and front office experience in the NFL. He got his start with the Carolina Panthers and later with the Miami Dolphins. He served under legendary head coach Bill Parcells during his first three years in Miami. Parcells won two Super Bowls with the Giants.

“It is an honor to accept the position of general manager of the New York Giants,” said Schoen. “” I would like to thank John Mara and Steve Tisch and their families for this wonderful opportunity. And of course, I’m grateful to Brandon and the Bills for the experience I had in Buffalo.

“Now the work begins. My immediate goal is to hire a head coach, who I will work closely with to create a collaborative environment for our football operations. ‘former head coaches, first time head coaches but more importantly it has to be someone who has the ability to lead an organization and the ability to motivate and develop players. staff, we will begin to assess our roster and prepare for the draft and free agency. Our goal is to build a roster that will be competitive, have depth and, most importantly, win football games.

The Giants must now hire a new head coach.

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Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores takes the field during pre-game introductions against the New England Patriots at Hard Rock Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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According to NFL Network, former Dolphins coach Brian Flores and Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn are on the list.



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