Former NY Giants Head Coach Jim Fassel Passes


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Former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel, who led the team to a Super Bowl appearance in 2001, has passed away at age 71.

His son says Fassel died of a heart attack Monday in Las Vegas. A friend had taken him to the hospital after he complained of chest pains. Fassel coached the Giants from 1997-2003. He won coach of the year in 1997, and then led the team to Super Bowl 35. The Giants lost that game to the Baltimore Ravens.

Fassel was also a special teams coach and interim head coach for the Rams.

Source: Los Angeles Times