Why the Giants’ Pass Rush Will Have a Field Day Against Philadelphia in Week 4

September 29, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Giants pass rush has been relatively quiet through three games this season. After a 2011 season in which they ravaged opposing quarterbacks week in and week out, the unit appears to be in a bit of a slump. The team’s top three defensive ends have only collected a total of 2.5 sacks, so far.
Week 4, however, could be the week in which the unit breaks out. They will be facing a hated rival in the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night in front of a nationally televised audience. The excitement surrounding this game promises to be the catalyst for the Giants’ defensive ends to get a jump-start on the 2012 season.
Third-year defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will spearhead the Giants’ pass rush on Sunday. The athletic specimen has only logged a sack and a half, so far, this season, which is a far cry from the 30 sacks that teammate Mathias Kiwanuka projected he would have by the year’s end, but he provides a unique ability to infiltrate the backfield and ge...

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