Originally written on Big Giants Boom  |  Last updated 11/9/14

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 28: NY Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes and his wife Amanda Tynes attend the Off The Market Events Launch Party: Couples Only at Taj on December 28, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images for PR/PR)
Alyssa "G-Men Girl" Franklin BGB Featured Columnist All year long fans of the New York Giants knew that there were talented guys on the squad that truly are special. But I believe on Sunday, January 22nd, other guys stepped and proved that they are just as special.The special teams units on the New York Giants have had a pretty good year. I wouldn’t say great but it’s been pretty good. The best free agent signing this season was Steve Weatherford which I would have to say is a huge upgrade from Matt Dodge. He has done such a wonderful job. He came over from the Jets and has just been a great asset to the organization.The return game hasn’t been stellar but I would have to say that the coverage unit has performed very well.Now let’s skip to why I am writing about a part of the team that is under valued.On Sunday, January 22nd, for the NFC Championship game the Special Teams unit truly epitomized the meaning of special.The game was an absolute slug fest in true NFL football style. T...
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