Breaking Down New York Giants’ Situation on Special Teams

June 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last but not least in my breakdown of each New York Giants positional unit is special teams—the often under-appreciated, yet so important, part of the game that dictates the starting field position.
2015 in Review
The Giants’ special teams had a bounce-back season in most aspects, a performance that apparently was good enough to quell the cries of fans to relieve special teams coordinator Tom Quinn of his duties.
The reason for the solid showing is that management struck gold with adding some key contributors who made an overall difference to the core group. Running back Orleans Darkwa, fullback Nikita Whitlock, running back Shane Vereen and linebacker Jonathan Casillas were just a few of the new faces who helped give the special teams a boost.
Punter Brad Wing, acquired in a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers, replaced fan favorite Steve Weatherford, and he went on to have a solid first year as a Giant.
Wing finished fifth in the league...

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