Found May 11, 2012 on Football Nation:
The World Champion New York Giants have not done anything over the top this offseason, but have done enough to not be completely forgotten. Despite winning on the grandest stage of them all, the Giants still have room for improvement. They finished 9-7 (should have been 8-8), barely making the playoffs. New York had three notable losses during the free agency period. Super Bowl “hero” Mario Manningham signed with the San Francisco 49ers, defensive back Aaron Ross signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars and running back Brandon Jacobs was released. Several players, including defensive back Terrell Thomas, re-signed with the team, while Martellus Bennett was the only major free agent signing that the Giants made. The draft is now over and New York did a solid job filling most of their needs. Now that the off-season’s two major events have come to a close, it is time to take a look at who the projected starters will be for the G-Men. Offense Quarterback: Eli Manning Beginning with ...

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