Assessing The New York Giants’ Wide Receiver Issues


Published: March 27, 2009

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... so far has been the New York Giants. Making their stout defense even scarier with the additions of LB Michael Boley, DT Rocky Bernard, and DE Chris Canty, the Giants look to be the team to beat on paper.

Yet, there is still one glaring weakness that could very well prevent the Giants from continuing their recent success, and that is the mess that is the wide receiver depth chart.

While the team has been awaiting word on what will become of team idiot Plaxico Burress, Amani Toomer has been quietly sitting on the free agent market waiting for someone to snatch him up. This leaves the Giants' receiving corps with Steve Smith, Domenik Hixon, Mario Manningham, and Sinorice Moss—or a combined career total of 151 receptions, 1667 yards, and six touchdowns.

Yeah. Not quite Super Bowl-caliber numbers.

Now, don't get me wrong: Steve Smith has shown phenomenal growth since his rookie season in 2007 and will be able to comfortably fill the possession receiver...

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