3 reasons to believe the NY Giants defense will be improved in 2023

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1. Kayvon Thibodeaux will have a monster season for the Giants

With all the excitement surrounding the new players for the Giants, it's easy to forget about some of the returning standouts. Yes, we can go on and on about Dexter Lawrence, Saquon Barkley, Andrew Thomas and others. However, can we please talk about former No. 5 overall pick Kayvon Thibodeaux, who's getting ready for his second season in the league?

Thibodeaux fell way short of his sacks goal for last season, but we don't care about that. During the seond half of the year, Thibodeaux was one of the best pass-rushers in the NFC. His coming out party at FedEx Field against the Washington Commanders was nothing short of sensational. He was making plays all night.

Now, Thibodeaux has plenty of experience under his belt and he'll look to record a head-turning amount of sacks this season after he posted four during his rookie year. Thibodeaux is a personable young man who is easy to root for. He's focused on really stepping up his game in 2023 and fans should have every reason to believe that he'll have no problem in making that happen.

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