Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 10/8/11

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 13: Safety Mike Brown of the Kansas City Chiefs tackles running back Marshawn Lynch #23 of the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium on December 13, 2009 Kansas City, Missouri. The Bills defeated the Chiefs 16-10. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
The Giants are suffering some nagging injuries and face an opponent this week that can certainly exploit them. Can you say ‘trap game’? The Giants can, and are very aware that this Seahawks team can steal a win from them this Sunday. The Seahawks can run the football with Marshawn Lynch and QB Tavaris Jackson. Lynch is averaging only 3.1 yards per carry this season, but he is still dangerous. Jackson has the ability to avoid the rush and scramble for yards. On defense, they are committed to stopping the run, jamming the box with eight bodies. The Giants have had difficulty running the football thus far this season and will be without Brandon Jacobs on Sunday. “They give up literally no yards against the run,” Tom Coughlin said this week. “They’re another team that sinks the safety pretty much according to formation and almost on every play. They have a unique ability – (Earl) Thomas can come down from like 14 yards deep and be at the line of scrimmage. He’s very quick. They’ve done ...
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