2010 NFL Predictions: New York Giants

August 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants started the 2009 season strong, getting out of the gate 5-0, but they couldn't sustain their early-season form. They won just three games the rest of the way to place third in the NFC East. The season was a major letdown after winning 12 games and the NFC East title in 2008. The offense did its part, scoring 25.1 points per game (eighth in the NFL), but a defense that allowed 26.7 points per contest (30th in the NFL) severely disappointed. The Giants must play much better defense in 2010 if they hope to challenge for an NFC East title.
Offense: Led by Eli Manning, New York put a pretty explosive offensive unit on the field in 2009. Manning threw for 4,021 yards and 27 touchdowns, helping the Giants boast one of the best passing attacks in the NFC.
Pro Bowler Steve Smith joined with Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham to form a very productive receiving unit. The trio combined for 211 catches, 2,832 yards, and 18 touchdowns. The Giants also got solid producti...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments