Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/3/13
In retrospect, the 2012 NY Giants' season may be remembered as the season that could've been.  Unlike 2011's miraculous late season surge and march through the playoffs, this year's team was exposed for what they actually were -- an average team.  With the Injury to Terrell Thomas early in the season and the departure of Aaron Ross through free agency, offenses attacked Corey Webster and exposed that he is no longer an elite corner (or maybe never was).  In a defense loaded with talent on the defensive line, the lack of defensive backfield help will need to be addressed in the offseason.With that in mind, Xavier Rhodes (Florida State) will most likely be available as the No. 2 cornerback in the Draft when Giants come up in the first round and despite him still being "raw talent", might be an ideal fit in a defense that can always use another good cover man in a division that has become pass happy.While Eli Manning was one of the least sacked quarterbacks in the NFL in 2012, the G-Me...
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