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For the fourth year in a row, the New York Giants have apparently seen a key starter go down with a potential long-term injury suffered in the spring. This year, the unfortunately player is left tackle Will Beatty, who according to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo, suffered what is believed to be a significant pectoral muscle [...]
Undrafted free agent tight end Matt LaCosse, who stood out in Day 1’s workouts for his work in blocking (or what passes for blocking in a non-contact drills), showed off his pass receiving abilities on Day 2, catching every catchable ball thrown his way, including a low ball thrown by former Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova. [...]
For those who are looking for defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo to magically restore the Giants defense to what it was in 2007 and 2008, he has a message for you. “This isn’t a on and off switch where, boom, all of a sudden we’re back to 2007 and we pick up where we left off,” [...]
So, umm, yeah, getting the offensive line right is sort of important.
Want a reason why the New York Giants have spent so many high-level resources the past three seasons trying to, in GM Jerry Reese's words "settle down" the offensive line? And why the shuffling caused by the injury to Will Beatty is so potentially devastating?
Well, look no further than the study recently completed by Pro Football Focus showing 2014 quarterback performance when pressured or not pressured.
Giants' quarterback Eli Manning is a top 10 NFL quarterback when he isn't pressured, with a +12.8 score when not facing any pressure....
Giants.com offers us some interesting data. We have talked a ton about the potential configuration of the New York Giants offensive line since we received the news that starting left tackle Will Beatty -- the one sure thing on the line -- will miss two-thirds of the season or more after surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.
Well, not to beat a dead horse or belabor a topic that is headed toward Scherff-levels when it comes to how often it is likely to be discussed, but Giants.com has offered us another way to look at the situation. Below is a...