Giants 2028 - Season Preview

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Giants 2028 - Season Preview

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Overview

The 2028 Giants were led by QB Andrew Luck and SS Harold Hancock and finished the year at 9-7.

The Giants did not make the playoffs although finishing in 2nd place NFC East to the Washington Redskins.

Pep Hamilton was retained as head coach as well as Offensive Coordinator Mike McCarthyand Darren Rizzi Defensive Coordinator.

The Good, the strength of the Giants was their Passing Offense ranked 10th.

On the Defensive Side, the Rushing Defense was 10th

Unfortunately the Giants were unable to move the ball on the ground as their rushing offense was 24th and the Passing Defense was ranked 17th.

The Giants switched to a 4-3 defense with the hiring of Garbousian.

Additions

Riddick Bishop DE signed from Washington strengthens the front line.

Forrest Bucker DE part time starter last year will get a chance to start for the Giants. Buckner is a do everything DE and at 6 foot 6 he is expected to improve the pass defense.

Amari Cooper WR comes in as the slot receiver. The former Cardinal was ranked number 1 in receptions, receiving touchdowns, receiving yards, and unfortunately passes dropped. Good to have options.


Subtractions

Andrew Luck , retired after 16 seasons, 5 playoff appearances and 1 MVP. He was rewarded with a legend of the game.

Harold Hancock SS 7 year vet leaves the Giants to take over in Indiana. Hancock was number 1 all-time in interceptions in Giants history.

Riddick Gilmore Offensive Lineman became a victim of numbers. 7 year starter, wanted more years then the Giants were looking to give. Relocated to the Titans.

Rookies

1-17 Jamal Adams - SS

School: Illinois

Height: 5 8” (Short)

Weight: 213 lbs (Light)

Adams from Illinois is not a big hitter but has a nose for the ball. Very good against the run and man to man defense which as him slotted as SS. Although a bit undersized, with Hancock leaving, Adams is expected to move into the starting line-up.

Rated - Good

2-20 Dorian Johnson G

School: Northwestern

Height: 6' 3” (Below Average)

Weight: 312 lbs (Average)

Johnson is the type of run blocking guard the Giants have been looking for. This is part of the reason that Riddick Gilmore was allowed to leave for the Titans. Very good at the power Run Blocking game. Expected to play immediately with a possible move to RT in the future.

Rated - Good

3-19 Jordan Leggett - TE

School: Kansas State

Height: 5’ 11” (Short)

Weight: 240 lbs (Light )

Leggett from K-State excels in the blocking game and has show the ability to run crisp routes. Although a bit undersized, the lack of depth, means Leggett may be forced into action a little earlier then expected.

Rated - Very Good

4-18 Robert Davis - WR

School: Washington

Height: 6' 0” (Average)

Weight: 202 lbs (Way Below Average)

Davis is a possession receiver. With the Giants going to the air often, Davis brings additional depth and hopefully allow more 5 receiver sets. He excels in 3rd down catching, as well as Yards after the Catch. He does return punts and kick offs which strengthens special teams.

Rated - Average

5-17 Kyle Fuller - C

School: Notre Dame

Height: 6' 3” (Average)

Weight: 294 lbs (Average)

Fuller is a good blocker but probably will need to hit the weight room if he is to compete in the NFC East. More suited for finest blocking schemes, Fuller is tough to get around but won’t move the pile. He is currently set as a backup to Wooden for this year.

Rated - Good

6-20 Jordan Evans SLB

School: West Virginia

Height: 6' 1” (Below Average)

Weight: 245 lbs (AboveAverage)

Evans does what linebackers are supposed to do. Plays ok against the run, pass coverage, rand some ability to blitz. At this stage we project Evans as a depth linebacker who could be a capable replacement if injuries become a problem.

Rated - Average

7-19 Stevie Tu'lkolovatu NT

School: Penn State

Height: 6' 2” (Below Average)

Weight: 300 lbs (Average)

Stevie Tu'lkolovatu from Penn State is a bit undersized but showed good effort during his stay. Although a bit undersized he excelled in special team play which is where the Giants have him slotted.

Rated - Average
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Riddick Bishop DE signed from Washington strengthens the front line.
Good to know you're always thinking of us, but we released him and he went on to Houston. Great kid, but we couldn't afford him and wanted to give some younger guys a shot. Sure he's looking forward to weeks 11 and 15. So are we!
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WilleB wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:29 pm
Riddick Bishop DE signed from Washington strengthens the front line.
Good to know you're always thinking of us, but we released him and he went on to Houston. Great kid, but we couldn't afford him and wanted to give some younger guys a shot. Sure he's looking forward to weeks 11 and 15. So are we!
Told him to bring his old playbook :D
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Ranger wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:38 pm
WilleB wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:29 pm
Riddick Bishop DE signed from Washington strengthens the front line.
Good to know you're always thinking of us, but we released him and he went on to Houston. Great kid, but we couldn't afford him and wanted to give some younger guys a shot. Sure he's looking forward to weeks 11 and 15. So are we!
Told him to bring his old playbook :D
Lol. Luckily we've changed our defensive front since he left.
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