5 Giants who need to see more playing time moving forward

With the final stretch of the regular season almost here, these guys need to be featured more

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2. LB Isaiah Simmons

The emergence of Micah McFadden this season has caused newly-acquired Isaiah Simmons to take a bit of a backseat. However, whenever on the field, Simmons has produced and it could very well lead to an increase of snaps as the Giants finally realize they aren't playing for anything in the second half of the season.

Simmons has still provided a good bit for the Giants despite playing a career-low in snaps. Not only has he been solid as a run-stopper, but he's been one of the best coverage linebackers in the NFL according to PFF. On the season, Simmons has a coverage grade of 84.6, which ranks sixth out of all linebackers in the league.

Just like McCloud, Simmons is very versatile as well, this is one of the biggest reasons he was taken No. 8 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. Simmons has seen snaps in the box, out in the slot, and on the edge as well. His game-sealing interception vs. the Commanders was unreal. That play alone has fans calling for Wink Martindale to play him more.