"Dave would come back in the middle of the night half the time because he was scouting our next opponent," Accorsi remembers. "A lot of times, he wouldn't know I was in there because the door would be closed. He'd come in and all of a sudden the music is loud and of course, he thinks he's the only one in the building, so I used to pound on the door, 'turn that damn music off.'"
Gettleman may have eventually let Accorsi sleep but not himself. From the time he got to the Giants' pro personnel department in 1998, he worked harder than anyone in the organization. Few people anywhere paid more dues. After nearly 30 years behind the scenes in the NFL, they could have easily added up theoretically to franchise quarterback's salary. Now that the dividend has finally come in, people are starting to realize that Gettleman may be just as valuable.
It looks like as of now Jerry hired the right guy!