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News & Notes© April 2001
Fassel gets giant raise
While Jim Fassel didn't win the Super Bowl, he won the respect of the New York Giant's brass.
Exactly a month after the Giants lost to the Baltimore 34-7 in Tampa, team officials announced that they had signed Fassel to another four-year contract even though he had another year left on the contract extension he signed after the 1999 season. While the terms weren't available, Fassel will reportedly earn $11 million over the four years - more than doubling his $1.1 million annual salary.
"I'm excited about it because this brings stability in my life with my family, and it brings stability to the Giants' organization because a lot of teams are going through coaching changes and there are doubts about this and that," he told reporters.
After compiling a 7-9 record in 1999, Fassel made....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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