Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 10/25/11
Special Teams Coach Tom Quinn Field position and turnovers are always the key to winning games in the NFL. So what happened to the New York Giants special teams? To say they are bad would be an understatement. If you are a pint glass “half full” type of guy, then you would say the special teams are consistent. I hope that makes you feel better. One could also say that the special teams plays haven’t hurt us so far in the 2011 season. Some of that thought process is accurate; however, how can being ranked 25th in kick returns, having only 16 touch-backs after they changed the rule, and only averaging 9.0 yards a punt return be good. Punt Returns: We are hoping that corner back Aaron Ross has some magic in the second half of the season because up to this point he has been disappointing. 9 yards a return. There are 19 other punt returners in the NFL that have a better average than Aaron Ross. Did we not all fist pump together when we found out the Aaron Ross would be the permanent pu...
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