Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 8/6/12
After being out of football for the past two seasons, New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin has a lot to prove this training camp. For starters, he needs to show that he has the ability to play to the speed of the NFL game. Theres a long list of college players who come to the NFL and never fully adjust themselves to the elite competition around them. Given Austin's long layoff, it wouldn't be a shock for that to be the case. However, so far, it looks as if Marvin Austin has shown up in shape, ready to play, and eager to learn. With Chris Canty on the PUP, the team will rely on the 6'2"/ 312lb interior defensive linemen to contribute more then expected early on in the season. While it sounds worrisome to fans that the Giants are going to depend upon a rookie who hasn't played in two seasons to play in the heart of the teams' seemingly strongest asset, defensive line coach Robert Nunn does not sound too concerned. “A lot of quickness and explosiveness. Off to a good start,
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