NY Giants and NY Jets Could Battle for 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh

NY Giants and NY Jets Could Battle for 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh (LM Otero/AP Photo)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh (LM Otero/AP Photo)

(New York Daily News) – The Giants are agonizing over what to do about Tom Coughlin while it appears the Jets can’t wait to tell Rex Ryan — and maybe John Idzik — thanks for the memories and hand in your playbook.

As this dreadful New York football season mercifully reaches December and approaches the finish line, the Giants and Jets could actually come to the same conclusion: Go get Jim Harbaugh.

And won’t that be fun?

Khaki pants go just fine with blue or green.

This could be the first time since 1997 the Giants and Jets will be in the coaching market together. Back then, the Giants seriously flirted with the idea of bringing back Bill Parcells once it became clear he was leaving the Patriots in a nasty divorce from Robert Kraft. There was a split in the organization — the George Young faction won out and kept Parcells out — and the Jets got him without any competition but with lots of compensation. The Giants hired Jim Fassel after Nick Saban turned them down.

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