Breaking Down New York Giants’ Situation at Defensive End

May 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After completing a thorough look at the New York Giants' offensive positions, let’s now begin breaking down the various positions on defense starting with the defensive ends.
2015 in Review
One word, ladies and gentlemen: Blech!
That’s right, the New York Giants defense, which heavily depends on the defensive front to generate a pass rush, was so dismal in getting much of anything done, the ripple effect could be felt all the way back to the defensive secondary and beyond.
Let’s start with the run defense, which allowed 121.4 yards per game, ranked 24th in the NFL.
According to TeamRankings.com. the Giants' run defense also allowed a whopping average of 6.5 first-downs via runs per game.
Want to talk about sacks? The Giants finished with 23 sacks, an average of just 1.4 sacks per game, placing them 30th in the league, per TeamRankings.com, just ahead of Buffalo and Atlanta in that category. That’s a sharp drop ...

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