Former Giants coach Allie Sherman dies

Former New York Giants coach Allie Sherman has died at the age of 91.

Sherman died at his Manhattan home.

He coached the Giants to three championship games.

Sherman was named NFL Coach of the Year in 1961 and 1962.

He went 57-51-4 in eight seasons with the Giants.

At 5-foot-10 and 160 pounds, Sherman played quarterback at Brooklyn College and spent five seasons in the NFL as a backup with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sherman was born in Brooklyn in 1923.

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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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