The Biggest Early Season Storylines for the New York Giants

September 19, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants front office was charged with an interesting job this offseason: Retool a team that went 9-7 and barely made the playoffs, while respecting the intangibles of a group that won the Super Bowl.
It was a unique predicament, one that guaranteed some interesting storylines going into 2012.
What should they do? Aggressively pursue players to fill the gaps, real and perceived?
Or, stay put with the hope that one more year of experience and the return of several key players from injury would make the XLVI champs even better?
Giants brass did the former and, in a very un-Giant manner, they did so with little success.
The Giants 2011 campaign was marred by a poor running game, shoddy pass defense and weak pass protection for quarterback Eli Manning. Improving each of these areas was a goal during the offseason. The 2012 campaign is not looking much better.
So far, two weeks into the regular season, we know this much:
The Giants r...

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