It's no secret that the New York Giants have not been the same since winning their last Super Bowl in 2011. Since that championship season, they have missed the playoffs for four seasons in a row. And after a disastrous and injury filled 2015 season, they ended up finishing with the worst defense in the entire league.
In order to try and reclaim back some of its old championship glory, the Giants had to pick up on some free agents to help out its defensive line. So during the 2016 free agency period, New York signed Olivier Vernon, Janoris Jenkins, and Damon Harrison to assembled the tough defensive prowess that they need.
They are also bringing back great talent in Jason Pierre-Paul and are still looking to bring in more reinforcements when they look towards the draft.
Now on the offensive side, things were less dire than the situation on defense as they were ranked 8th in the league overall while finishing 18th in the NFL for rushing. Having Eli Manning coming off one of his most productive season and Odell Beckham Jr. always a potent offensive weapon, their offense will always seem to blossom.
Manning threw the most touchdowns of his career and has the best quarterback rating of his entire career. The Giants have made enough acquisitions to make a push towards the playoffs and they must work their pieces into one unison. They also promoted Ben McAdoo to head coach after former head man Tom Coughlin "stepped down" after 12 years. McAdoo had been the team's offensive coordinator the past two seasons. So now the team must incorporate all these new pieces by the end of training camp even though it probably won't come together until a few games into the season. It's not crazy to think that the Giants can finally break their postseason drought and push towards another Super Bowl victory.null