The 2010 New York Giants: Super Bowl Sleeper or .500 Team?

July 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The epic collapse of the 2009 New York Giants defense is well known.
Big Blue went from 5-0 to 8-8 because of a defense that allowed opposing offenses to score 40 or more points in five games and consistently surrendered leads.
Now, the New York Giants enter the 2010 season as underdogs, a role they generally love to accept.
They were underdogs in 2007. Every postseason game they played was thought to be their last.  That is, until they pulled off the biggest upset in Super Bowl history.
Can they sneak up on opponents this year and hoist another Lombardi Trophy or will they squeak out another .500 season?
For the Giants to make a deep run in the 2010 playoffs, there are some players that need to step up this year.
Hakeem Nicks : This guy had a great rookie year. Now he needs to follow it up by showing a bit more consistency. He had a few key drops last season that I'd like to see him turn into catches this year. He has the size and strength to become ...

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