Former, current Giants players react to Tom Coughlin stepping down

ByCristina Romano WABC logo
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after his team's 21-17 win over the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI
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Former and current New York Giants players are reacting on social media to the news that Tom Coughlin is stepping down as head coach.

Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz said on Instagram that Coughlin was the 'realest' coach he has ever had the luxury of playing for:

Former Giants Punter Steve Weatherford said he was a 'better father, husband and man' because of Coughlin:

Former Giants Defensive End Justin Tuck, who currently plays for the Oakland Raiders posted a heartfelt message on Instagram to honor his former coach:

Odell Beckham, Jr. posted a photo on Facebook as a tribute to Tom Coughlin:

Giants offensive Guard Geoff Schwartz tweeted upon hearing the news:

Giants Guard Justin Pugh also shared his thoughts on Coughlin's decision:

Giants Linebacker Devon Kennard took to Instagram to thank Coughlin for believing in him:

Giants Safety Nat Berhe:

Giants Center Weston Richburg:

Giants Guard Adam Gettis

2-time Super Bowl champion and current NFL Game analyst David Diehl took to twitter to show his respect for his former coach: