4 NY Giants who were a major disappointment in the Week 1 loss vs. Cowboys

Daniel Jones had an off night for the Giants but he wasn't the only one

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2. EDGE Azeez Ojulari

This more goes out to the entire pass-rushing unit, which was massively disappointing. However, Azeez Ojulari stuck out a little more than the rest. Not for good reasons either, as he was a complete non-factor on the field. The Giants' defense racked up a whopping zero sacks and three QB hits the entire game. When you compare this to the Cowboys' defense, which had seven sacks and 12 QB hits, you begin to see how big of a problem this is.

While this is clearly an issue that pertains to the entire Giants defense, Ojulari wasn't doing anyone any favors this game. Not only did he do little to nothing as a pass-rusher, but he racked up just one tackle in 35 snaps.

Ojulari has always been known as a pure pass-rusher, which explains his low tackle count for his career. He usually makes up for this by constantly pressuring opposing QBs, but Ojulari was nowhere to be found all night. This has us concerned that teams may be catching up to the fact that he can't do much aside from rush the QB.

Players like Kayvon Thibodeaux and Leonard Williams may not have had crazy pass-rushing games, but they made up for it by being all over the field and making plays against the run. This is what separates these two from Ojulari for now. Maybe Ojulari can develop into a more versatile edge rusher in the future, but for now, he's going to have to be more active on the field.