Check this article from the NY Times by Dave Anderson in 1990 about Tim Rooney. The importance and additions to the front office are the most important additions to this organization going forward. Eric pointed out the importance of the front office additions earlier this past week, so it was interesting to read up on how the most successful regime in Giants' history got things done in that same regard.
Things have obviously changed with the rise of the digital age and analytics as a result form '90, so it's great to see how Schoen has modernized the Giants' operation again, just as Gorge Young did back in '79. We've yet to see who Joe Schoen's going to bring in for the Director of College Scouting position, previously held by the incompetent Chris Pettit, but it's heartening to see that the dysfunction that has taken place in recent years won't be continuing (assuming the Maras stay out of the way of course) as Schoen continues to bring in his own people to fill these positions.
The additional removals of Kyle O'Brien and Mark Koncz show that the organization is allowing Schoen so far to do what he needs to in order to ensure that his vision for the organization is followed through upon. Things are still evolving, but it's quite a drastic change since the last game of the season when JJ decided to run his two QB sneaks out out of the shadow of his own end zone. This really feels good so far, to say the least. Enjoy the article below.
SPORTS OF THE TIMES; The Only Giant Without Blinkers - By Dave Anderson (Nov. 25, 1990)
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