NFL rumors: Giants denied permission to talk to offensive coordinator candidate for Joe Judge

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The Giants’ search for a new offensive coordinator will not include a trip to upstate New York.SNY’s Ralph Vacchiano reports the Giants had wanted to talk with Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. “The 44-year-old Daboll, who was on the New England Patriots staff with Judge from 2013-16, was high atop (Joe) Judge’s wish list when he was hired by the Giants, multiple sources told SNY. The Giants requested permission for Judge to interview Daboll, the sources said, but that permission was denied by the Bills.”Daboll is coming off an impressive season with the Bills, one which saw Buffalo qualify for the playoffs after going 10-6 during the regular season. The Bills’ success was fueled by the development of quarterback Josh Allen and running back Devin Singletary, under Daboll’s direction.Daboll knows Judge from their days together in New England. Judge was the Patriots’ special teams coordinator for the last five seasons before being hired by the Giants. Daboll spent 2013-16 on Patriots head coach Bill

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Belichick’s staff.Introducing Giants Extra: Sign up for a free trial now. Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reportersDaboll had interviewed with the Browns earlier this month, before Cleveland hired Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski to replace Freddie Kitchens.The Giants’ offensive coordinator search includes former Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, who interviewed Wednesday with the team. Whoever New York hires to be Judge’s offensive coordinator will be expected to get the most out of quarterback Daniel Jones and running back Saquon Barkley, who are seen as the cornerstones of New York’s future.Get Giants text messages from reporters: Cut through the clutter of social media and text directly with the Giants beat writers. Plus, exclusive news and analysis every day. Sign up now for a free trial. Mike Rosenstein may be reached at mrosenstein@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @rosenstein73. Find NJ.com on Facebook.
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