Fassel was the head coach for the Giants from 1997-2003. He was named the NFL’s Coach of the Year in 1997, and guided the Giants to three playoff berths.
Fassel’s Giants team lost to the Baltimore Ravens 34-7 in Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001, after going 12-4 and winning the NFC East that season. Fassel was 58-53-1 overall with the Giants.
In addition to coaching the Giants, Fassel was a longtime NFL assistant, holding offensive coordinator roles with the Giants, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and Ravens.
Fassel also coached in the college ranks, leading Utah from 1985 to 1989.