LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Fassel, a former coach of the New York Giants who was named NFL coach of the year in 1997 and led the team to the 2001 Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.
Fassel’s son, John, confirmed the death to the Los Angeles Times on Monday.
Fassel coached the Giants from 1997-2003, leading the team to the Super Bowl after the 2000 season. The Giants lost to the Baltimore Ravens 34-7.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Fassel was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas with chest pains and died of a . . .