Win or lose during Super Bowl 2012 against the New England Patriots, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin told CBS reporter Pete Prisco that he will return to coach next season.
"I feel good," Coughlin said. "Retire to do what?"
The Giants coach has just one year remaining on his contract, so the Giants could look to extend his deal during the offseason.
Coughlin, now 7-3 in the postseason with New York, can tie the franchise record for postseason wins with a victory in the Super Bowl two weeks from now. He is currently one shy of Bill Parcells' mark. The Big Tuna was 8-3 during his time in New York.
Coughlin is also in some superlative company in NFL history. With an 11-7 postseason record after beating the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship, Coughlin has tied Parcells, Dan Reeves and Marv Levy for the seventh-most wins in NFL playoffs history. Tom Landry holds the record with 20, and Coughlin's counterpart in the Super Bowl, Bill Belichick, is tied for third with 17.