Breaking Down New York Giants’ Situation at Cornerback

June 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This next installment of my offseason New York Giants position unit review looks at the cornerbacks.
2015 In Review
In 2015, the Giants finished with the league's worst-ranked pass defense, allowing 298.9 yards per game.
However, when evaluating the reason why the Giants pass defense fell apart at the seams, there are some who will point to a lack of a pass rush as being the main culprit.
To an extent that's true, but to take that idea a step or two further, if the pass rush was so bad—and it was, as you will see later in this analysis—then what does that say about all the flaws that were exposed in the back end of the defense?
So let's now talk about the cornerbacks. First, the depth at the position was simply dreadful, and that became very apparent when Prince Amukamara missed part of the season with a pectoral injury.
Behind Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Amukamara were Trumaine McBride, Trevin Wade and Jayron Hosley.
Of th...

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