Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 11/9/11
Another new segment here at GFB: our vaunted staff takes their weekly shots at giving you at what you want. This week, it’s about the performance of head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese. Rich Resch: Jerry Reese came under a lot of fire when he let Kevin Boss and Steve Smith walk, but the play of Victor Cruz and Jake Ballard are more than validating that decision. Although his draft class has not had much impact outside of the sixth-round linebackers, it is not fair to judge a draft class off of half of a year, especially when the top two picks suffered serious injuries. Reese scores major points for bringing in Steve Weatherford, who has been one of the best free agent pickups in the league. The upgrade over Matt Dodge is obvious from watching just one game, and the Giants have enjoyed field position advantages they wouldn’t have dreamed of having last season. Reese must also be given credit for bringing back Mathias Kiwanuka, who has been one of the team’s most dynamic playe...
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