Coughlin grieving death of his brother

New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin is grieving the sudden death of his younger brother, John Coughlin.

John Coughlin died after being taken off life support following a head injury when he slipped and fell on the sidewalk.

A head injury and prescription blood thinners caused swelling in the brain, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Tom Coughlin told his players, "Time on this earth is precious and don’t allow yourself to think otherwise," defensive end Justin Tuck said. "Then he went right into the game plan."

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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