Oct 4, 2015; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams (29) runs with the ball and is tackled by New York Giants defensive end Kerry Wynn (72) during the first quarter at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
The Giants Stopped the Run
For the first three weeks of the season the Bills totaled 147, 160, and 151 rush yards in each of their previous games to start the season. Today the NFL’s top rushing attack was grounded for a mere 55 yards. Coming into todays game the Giants were second in the league for fewest rush yards allowed. They will end the day as the leagues top rushing defense.
Kerry Wynn is quietly having a great season all along the defensive line for the G-Men. He lead all Giants with 8 tackles, including a huge stop on 4th down in the 4th quarter to keep the Bills out of the endzone and preserve a two score lead.
The Giants didn’t allow a run longer then 11 yards as they controlled their blockers for the entirety of the game. The whole team is contributing to the stingy run defense. Defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins, Jay Bromley, Owa Odighizuwa, Nikita Whitlock, and Jonathan Hankins combined for 10 tackles and a sack. Defensive ends set the edge all day, defensive tackles controlled the middle of the field, linebackers made plays, safety made tackles in the box and even the corners are coming up and making tackles. This stellar defense is allowing the Giants to limit opponents. They have not allowed any more then 88 yards on the ground in a game this season. If they keep that up they will be a hard team to beat. Especially when its starts to really get cold.
Next: The Giants Established a Run Game