Posted September 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Comments on the New York Giants by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): --- NEW YORK GIANTS (10) Chris Berman (ESPN, 4) - Game one mulligan. Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 5) - Opening night loss was a wake-up call. Their pass rush is fierce, but their secondary looks vulnerable. Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 12) - Wake-up call for the champs. Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 10) - Need to get healthy in the secondary and rookie RB David Wilson back on track. Bob Glauber (Newsday, 9) - Tom Coughlin thought his guys were ready for a big effort in their debut as Super Bowl champions. Instead, the defense came up small, and Eli Manning didn't have enough for a late rally against the Cowboys. Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 13) - Glaring holes have been exposed at cornerback and left tackle for the defending Super Bowl champions. Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 11) - Somebody forgot to tell these guys the season started. They looked listless and disintere...
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