Matt Patricia, please come to Detroit.
As New England’s defensive coordinator and part-time Tampa Bay Buccaneers mascot, you’re the belle of the ball during this year’s NFL hiring season. You’re believed to be the Lions’ top choice as their new head coach. But you reportedly prefer the New York Giants job.
I’m here to tell you that’s a big mistake. I’m here to explain why coming to Detroit would be much better for you than going to New York.
Sure, New York is one of the world’s best cities with everything you could ever want. And sure, the Giants are consistent winners and recent champions. And yes, you would have the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft. And – wait a minute, New York’s sounding pretty good.
OK, how about we start over?
Let me show you a list that compares what New York and Detroit have to offer in various categories. I think this will make it pretty clear which city you want to choose.
New York: The Maras are one of the most established,…