For the New York Giants, Julius Peppers Is the Answer

March 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

DE Would Put Big Blue Back on Map
While everyone and their mother has been flapping their lips about which linebacker and/or safety the Giants should add to their roster this spring, the team may be focusing on bringing the best player available to East Rutherford.
That player is free-agent DE Julius Peppers.
Sure they need an upgrade at LB and safety, but what they need the most is veteran leadership on the defensive side of the ball.  They need an a**kicker.
Peppers is that guy.  He would restore immediate legitimacy to a badly wounded unit and is a considerable upgrade over Osi Umenyiora, who has basically talked his way out of New York and will most likely be traded.
By bringing in Peppers, the Giants starting DL would be: a healthy Justin Tuck , Chris Canty and Barry Cofield and...Peppers.  Behind them are Jay Alford and Rocky Bernard in the middle and Mathias Kiwanuka and Dave Tollefson on the ends.  Not too shabby...
Umenyiora could be traded fo...

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