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Peter Giunta (/ˈntə/;[1] born August 11, 1956) is an American football coach for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He served as defensive backs coach to defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and head coach Tom Coughlin for the New York Giants from 2006 to 2014. Giunta has also served as defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams from 1998 to 2000, succeeding the retiring Bud Carson. Giunta has coached at the high school, college, and professional level, and also as both offensive and defensive assistant throughout his career. He played cornerback and running back under Robert Lyons at Northeastern University from 1974 to 1977.

Peter Giunta
Current position
TitleSenior defensive assistant
TeamNew Orleans Saints
Biographical details
Born (1956-08-11) August 11, 1956 (age 63)
Salem, Massachusetts
Playing career
Position(s)Cornerback, running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1980Swampscott HS (MA)
1981–1983Penn State (assistant)
1984–1985Brown (TE/WR)
1986–1987Brown (OC)
1988-1990Lehigh (TE/WR)
1991–1994Philadelphia Eagles (DB)
1995–1996New York Jets (DB)
1997St. Louis Rams (DB)
1998–1999St. Louis Rams (co-DC)
2000St. Louis Rams (DC)
2001–2005Kansas City Chiefs (DB)
2006–2014New York Giants (DB)
2016–presentNew Orleans Saints (sr. def. asst.)


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