5 NY Giants games Daniel Jones must take advantage of poor secondary play

Daniel Jones should succeed against these secondaries in 2024
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1. Indianapolis Colts

The Giants offense will be prepared to take down the Indianapolis Colts at home come Week 17. The Colts offense has improved significantly, as the team has developed a promising young core around quarterback Anthony Richardson. Still, the defense may be the nail in the coffin that prevents this team from going the extra mile, specifically Indy's secondary.

The Colts' starting cornerbacks are JuJu Brents and Kenny Moore II. Moore is the player to watch as the veteran has led the Colts' secondary in many categories for several seasons. The Pro Bowl cornerback enters his eighth season with the Colts. While Brents is coming off a decent rookie campaign, the 2023 second-round pick still has more to prove.

The Colts starting safeties are Julian Blackmon and Nick Cross. All Indianapolis' starting secondary players are homegrown and were drafted by the team. While this could be viewed as a positive, it may end up hurting the team. The Colts have yet to have a top-rated defense in the NFL and did not take action to improve at all in their secondary. Last season,the Colts finished fourth in opponent points per game with 24.4 and total points at 415. We can expect Big Blue's offense, led by No. 8, to take care of business against this group.