Team president John Mara, in a press release, explained how he and chairman Steve Tisch came to the decision:
This morning, we made the very difficult decision that it would be in the best interest of the franchise that we relieve Pat of his duties.
It is our goal to consistently deliver high-quality football and we will do everything in our power to see that there is a rapid and substantial turnaround."
The Giants' offense ranked in the bottom of the NFL in yardage and points per game this season.
Shumur joined the team after serving as tight ends Coach and offensive coordinator with the Minnesota Vikings .
He had previously served as offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles and head coach of the Browns .
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