Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 11/15/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 8: Kareem McKenzie #67 of the New York Giants sits on the bench against the San Diego Chargers at Giants Stadium on November 8, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Chargers defeated the Giants 21-20. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Here’s the weekly piece from our colleague Greg Hanlon of CapitalNewYork.com…this week he visited with Giants’ OT Kareem McKenzie, the only Penn Stater on the Big Blue roster… “It’s a piece here, a piece there that hasn’t come together,” Kareem McKenzie, the Giants’ 32-year-old right tackle, explained to me two weeks ago in the locker room of the Giants’ practice facility. He was talking about the Giants’ running game, which had been the strength of the offense more or less since McKenzie came to the team in 2005, but which at that moment ranked among the league’s worst. A week later, he would be answering questions on a significantly more unpleasant topic: The sex-abuse scandal at Penn State, his alma mater, from which he graduated in three-and-a-half years with a degree in business management. But when we spoke, the focus was on football, and the progress of the Giants’ rushing game. “It’s something where we still continue to have to work on it,” he said. “It’s somethi
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