Everyone Must Address Jason Garrett as 'Coach,' Says Jason Garrett
Things are pretty normal in New York.
The Giants have had multiple players retire, a training camp brawl that made headlines and now an assistant coach is having a public power trip over what people should call him.
Jason Garrett just told us to call him coach as he walked off the podium. He said good to see you guys. We said good to see you in person, Jason.— Pat Leonard (@PLeonardNYDN) August 5, 2021
“We say, ‘Good to see you, Coach.’ That’s how we do it.”
Oh yeah?#Giants pic.twitter.com/m5aCxYyQao
Jason Garrett, the former Cowboys head coach and future-fired Giants offensive coordinator, doesn't like to be referred to by his first name, apparently.
Even if it's a bad joke, the New York media sure isn't taking it that way. Of course, antagonizing them in such a forgiving media environment won't backfire on "Coach."
Social media, which has always loved having some fun with "The Clapper" over the years, had a field day at his expense.
Jason Garrett 🤝 Deion Sanders— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) August 5, 2021
Getting media attention before
winning 5 games this season https://t.co/ON6YAq7R9i
how about "assistant to the head coach?" https://t.co/JD4U0a04Ul— Lance Cartelli (@CasuallyGinger) August 5, 2021
Last week at Steelers camp, a player said "Mike!", calling to a Steelers staffer. Mike Tomlin turned around. The player explained he was calling for another Mike and would never call Tomlin "Mike." Tomlin said "We are grown men working together, call me Mike whenevever you want." https://t.co/Av44flRZJn— Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) August 5, 2021
Just one of the many reasons Jason Garrett isn't a good coach. https://t.co/zdrSa2V7mH— Marcus Mosher (@Marcus_Mosher) August 5, 2021
It wasn't the only bizarre moment from Garrett's press conference. He also wrote the word "FIGHT" on his shirt, which is weird timing as the Giants are coming off a brawl that caused coach Joe Judge to treat his team like a bunch of children.
Giants OC Jason Garrett, with “FIGHT” written in marker on his shirt: “The people I admire most are people who fight. That doesn’t necessarily mean a physical fight on the field, but you want to have that spirit.” pic.twitter.com/PjGkxctpDr— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) August 5, 2021
We can't wait to see what happens next for the G-Men.
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