Ranking the 7 most important NY Giants players on defense

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4. CB Adoree' Jackson

While he has missed a decent amount of games since joining the NY Giants, Jackson has been a beacon of consistency when healthy. The Giants have struggled to find footing at the corner position since the days of Janoris Jenkins and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. However, since signing, Jackson has been the team's most consistent player on defense.

In two seasons with the Giants, Jackson has allowed 63 receptions on 115 targets for just 642 yards, four touchdowns, one interception, and 12 pass deflections. To put how good he's been into perspective, Jackson has allowed fewer yards and touchdowns in two seasons than Trevon Diggs allowed in just 2022. Despite being the clear better player, though, Jackson has zero Pro Bowls to his name.

This goes to show how underrated Jackson has been in recent years. He may not be a superstar, but he's consistently been an incredibly solid corner since being drafted. There were several moments where Jackson looked like a Pro Bowl caliber player last season before he suffered a leg injury.

The duo Banks and Jackson will create on the outside in the coming years will be incredibly exciting to watch. Jackson is just 27 and has many years left of his prime. Pairing that next to a top rookie CB in Banks will make for what could be a top CB duo.