Offseason Time-Traveling: Advice for the 2008 New York Giants

June 11, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Earlier this offseason, there was a great thread on Reddit asking fans what piece of advice they'd give their favorite team's front office a half-decade ago.
On Monday, we expanded on that with the Dallas Cowboys and now we continue our alphabetical march through the NFC East with the New York Giants.
If we could go back five years to the 2008 NFL offseason and give only one line of futuristic wisdom to the G-Men, here's what we'd tell Jerry Reese, Tom Coughlin and Co.
Rethink the 2nd Round
It's really hard to find fault here, because the Giants were coming off a Super Bowl season and on the verge of a 12-4 follow-up campaign. This team has been managed and coached extremely well over the last half-decade, which is why it has won two championships since 2007. 
That said, it was still one-and-done in '08 and missed the playoffs in 2009, 2010 and 2012. The Giants haven't finished below .500 during that span, but they've w...

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