Found February 14, 2013 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Jerry Reese
TEAMS: New York Giants
The New York Giants' blueprint for success is very simple, as they have the franchise quarterback, a talented receiving corps and a menacing pass rush.But last season, the Giants' offensive line showed some aged and their play rapidly declined as the season progressed. Their defense struggled all year to shut down opposing team’s high-powered passing attacks.General Manager Jerry Reese will have to dip into the free agent market to fill some gaping holes in his starting lineup. Adding big-name free agents might place the Giants in salary cap hell down the road, but that’s the consequence of trying to stay a contender in the ultra-competitive NFC East.Here are five free agents the New York Giants should target this offseason: 
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  • I definitely like the idea of upgrading their pass coverage...the secondary made me want to pull my hair out of my head last season. Corey Webster especially pissed me off on many occasions. The O Line did a good job of protecting Eli... only 20 sacks, lowest in the NFL. But the O line can always use new blood.

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