Straight to the point, the Giants fired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett for failures to score.
Garrett’s 26-game tenure ended Tuesday, on the heels of a “Monday Night Football” loss to the Buccaneers in which repeat issues — the NFL’s worst red-zone production, lack of aggressiveness and under-utilized playmakers — were highlighted to a national audience. The Giants are averaging 18 points per game — more than only the Jets and the Jaguars — since head coach Joe Judge took over and hired Garrett.
“This is not a snap decision,” Judge said, “but we have to make some moves to give our offense an opportunity to change some things up and ultimately score more points.”
The main argument for keeping Garrett this long was the risk of stunting Daniel Jones’ development through a lack of continuity. The Giants fired head coach Pat Shurmur and coordinator Mike Shula after Jones threw for 24 touchdowns and 12 touch …