4 surprise players for the NY Giants through 12 games

These guys have been a bright spot for NY this campaign

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2. Safety Jason Pinnock

Jason Pinnock came over after being claimed off waivers from the Jets. Some Jets fans hated seeing him leave because they saw potential in the youngster. After his first season with Big Blue, there were moans and groans among the Giants faithful who were not impressed at all about the play of Pinnock.

The DB often was on the wrong end of a lot of big plays last season. He found himself out of position, missing on tackles, and giving up big plays. This season Pinnock has been a different player. Fans were calling for Dane Belton to replace Pinnock, but with the level of play Pinnock has been producing, Belton has not seen as much of the field.

Pinnock so far has racked up 65 tackles, five for loss, three QB hits, one interception that went for to the house for 102 yards, and a forced fumble. The 24-year-old DB has been all over the field this year. His pick-six in Miami is going to go down as one of the best plays of the year for this squad.