Found May 10, 2013 on Football Nation:
The Giants' Defensive-Line has become the relatively-new creator of household names for Big Blue's defense; in this the fourth edition of assessing the needs for 2013's off-season we'll look directly at the first line of defense.The three prior editions have broken down the: Safeties, Cornerbacks, and Linebackers; for more on those stories see the links below:The Safeties (click here)The Cornerbacks (click here)The Linebackers (click here)In the last edition, we looked at the history of the fabled position of Linebacker with the Giants, led by guys like LT and Harry Carson. While the Defensive line position, until the switch to the 4-3 base defense, was not as sexy as was Linebacker it has produced some very top notch players in its own right; some that are, pre-NFL, Hall of Famers and a few that are borderline and future Hall of Famers.Historically speaking the Giants' D-Line has produced a couple of Hall Of Fame players: DE, Andy Robustelli & DT, Arnie Wein...
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