Former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel died at the age of 71 on Monday.
Fassel, who lived outside of Las Vegas, was taken to a hospital with chest pains and died of a heart attack while under sedation, according to multiple reports.
Fassel coached the Giants from 1997-2003 and ranks fourth in franchise history with 58 regular-season victories.
Fassel was named NFL Coach of the Year in 1997.
The Giants lost Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001, 34-7 to the Baltimore Ravens, capping a 12-4 season as NFC East champions.
He was head coach of the University of Utah from 1985-1989 and spent a total of 30 years coaching college and professional football. He was offensive coordinator at Stanford and coached John Elway again with the Denver Broncos as offensive coordinator in 1993-94.
He also coached in the World Football League and USFL.
–Field Level Media