Conspicuously absent over the first two games of the season is New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. His stat line may read six tackles in two games, but he’s been anything but impactful for Big Blue. If anything, it looks like he still has a lot of rust to shake off after missing the offseason due to back surgery.
But that didn’t stop JPP from speaking up after a loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. Much like the rallying cry from 2012-2013, he feels the Giants are far better than their record would indicate.
“Yeah, we’re way better than 0-2, but, you know, it is what it is,” JPP said.
Regardless of how a team appears on paper, they are no better than what their record shows in the standings. For the Giants? They’re no better than 0-2. And this “we’re better than our record” thing has really become more like a broken record. No longer is anyone interested in hearing it — they want to see it.
To be fair, Pierre-Paul isn’t the only one with that mindset. Running bac...