4 biggest strengths on the NY Giants roster

Joe Schoen has a long way to go, but has made some strides with the current roster
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1. Pass-rushers

Can one signing make such a significant change for a group? We sure hope so. With the trade of Brian Burns from the Panthers, the Giants have given themselves a good young pass-rush trio. As everyone says, you can never have enough pass-rushers. While the group is a bit top heavy, it will present the opportunity for unproven players to have an opportunity to gain a place in the rotation.

With the departures of edge-rushers Oshane Ximines and Jihad Ward, there are spots open for young players to see field time early and often. Outside of Kayvon Thibodeaux and Burns, Azeez Ojulari and Boogie Basham will get the next chance to see the field. Ojulari showed great potential to be a great pass-rusher for Big Blue, but he has had major durability concerns the past couple of seasons. Basham showed flashes back in college as a pass-rusher. He was never the most athletic, but he had a great motor. Unfortunately, in the NFL, his high motor and effort hasn't translated into much of anything stats wise.

The next four, while unproven, are hungry for opportunity. Edge-rushers Jeremiah Martin and Benton Whitley have been playing special teams and trying to crack the EDGE rotation. Undrafted free agent signings Tomon Fox and Ovie Oghoufo are young players that are hoping to gain a spot on the team and potentially steal some reps at EDGE to spell Thibodeaux and Burns. While the majority of the group is unproven, they have young players looking to make names for themselves. The EDGE group will be full of competition this summer, and Schoen will undoubtedly continue to add to this unit.