New York Giants: Consistent RB Committee Has Stepped Up Since Week 11 Bye

December 19, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants have been unpredictable since their Week 11 bye, flashing Super Bowl potential in their two wins while justifying a “pretender” label in their two losses.  However, even when the team has performed its worst, the Giants running game has been a model of consistency.
New York’s success on the ground should be encouraging, as last season’s squad owned the league’s worst rushing attack.  Although the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys have completely closed the gap in the 2012 NFC East race, Eli Manning and the Giants know they can lean on a revived running game in the season’s final weeks.
In the four games since the bye, New York has run the ball 108 times for 496 yards—a solid average of 4.6 yards per carry.  That average is only slightly better than the Giants’ season-long average of 4.5 YPC, which ranks ninth in the league, but the improvement is impressive, considering the adversity that ...

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