Originally written October 26, 2011 on Giants Football Blog:
The Giants plan to curtail the amount of plays DE Jason Pierre-Paul participates in by about 20%.  They believe he gets winded and would benefit from a taking a few plays off now and then. With Justin Tuck returning, he doesn’t have much of a choice.. From Mike Vorkunov of the Star Ledger: “He’s averaging 55, maybe 60 plays a game and he’s producing good numbers right now,” DC Perry Fewell said. “If we could reduce that to 40, 45 plays a game he could produce even better numbers because sometimes he plays slow at times. We think that’s because he’s winded.” Pierre-Paul did not have an issue with fewer opportunities on the field: “That’s what he wants then hey,” he said today. “Me taking more snaps, don’t care. Me taking less snaps, don’t really care. Either way you still have to play the game of football.” Read More
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