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10-T. 1996 New York Giants

6-10-0, Finished 5th in NFC East
Coach: Dan Reeves (6-10-0)
Defensive Coordinator: Mike Nolan

Defense SRS: 1.5

Defensive Alignment: 4-3

  • Allowed 297 total points (18.6 points per game), 10th fewest in the league
  • 8th most turnovers forced (7th most interceptions)
  • 9 fewest first downs allowed
  • 5th fewest passing touchdowns allowed
  • 7th lowest rushing yards per attempt

Corner Jason Sehorn snagged the most interceptions with five as eleven different players were able to make it into that category. Sehorn also led the team in forced fumbles with five and was tied with linebacker Jessie Armstead for most tackles with 83, PLUS Sehorn tied for third most sacks, yet didn’t make the Pro Bowl somehow. Michael Strahan, then 25 years old, tied for the team-lead in sacks with fellow D-end Chad Braztke at five apiece.

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