New York Giants Midseason Review: How They Have Become Surprisingly Successful

November 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When we think of the New York Giants, we instinctively think of hard-nosed football; a traditional, simple type of football where running and defense is cherished. However, last year they strayed from this long-established strategy.
The defense let up 494 points in the season (a horrendous 30 points per game), which ranked third to last in the NFL. The Giants rushing attack was not much better. At 4.1 yards per carry, the Giants running game was ranked near the last in the league.
It was without a doubt a season to forget. It got to the point where I chose to watch a thrilling episode of "Desperate Housewives" on Sunday night, rather than sitting through the Giants once again getting dismantled, this time at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Entering the 2010 season the Giants had very little hope, only dreams. They were able to revamp their defense with the additions of two former Pro Bowlers: Keith Bulluck and Antrel Rolle.
But the problem is that it’s ...

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