Kayvon Thibodeaux quote on people doubting the NY Giants is pricelcess

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Kayvon Thibodeaux may just be entering his second year in the NFL, but goodness, he's acting beyond his years both on and off the field with the NY Giants. The talented pass-rusher was a beast for this team during the second half of the season, and more of the same will be on the way in 2023.

Thibodeaux knows that not a lot of people are taking the Giants seriously ahead of Week 1, which we don't have to tell you is a big mistake. If you ask the former No. 5 overall pick, that kind of doubt is only motivating the G-Men to put on a show this season. Thibodeaux is hungry to prove people wrong:

Kayvon Thibodeaux has no problem with the Giants being underdogs

Remember last season when everyone picked the Giants to win 4-5 games? New York ended up going 9-7-1 and booked a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2016. Not only that, but the Giants were underdogs to take on the Vikings, but a huge showing from both Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley helped the squad record an unreal win.

Time and time again, experts and analysts think that the Giants are going to fall short. However, with Brian Daboll and Joe Schoen in East Rutherford, the culture for the organization as a whole has changed. This team now enters each contest with confidence they can come out on top.

Thibodeaux has that same mindset, as he's going to be fired up to post some big games early on this season. The second-year pass-rusher may have fallen short of his sacks goal for '22, but we have a strong feeling this kid will be an animal in the trenches for defensive coordinator Wink Martindale this fall and winter.

You can have little faith in Thibodeaux and his teammates all you want. That's not going to stop them from continuing to prove people wrong. It should be a memorable campaign for Thibodeaux and Co.

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