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Partly because we figured you'd enjoy it and partly because we have way too much time on our hands, TGI decided to rank the Giants' final 53 in descending order. Please feel free to write in to Mail Call and share your thoughts.

53. Na'Shan Goddard – Those who bet on Goddard making the roster are probably already vacationing with their winnings.

52. Kevin Dockery – Small in stature, Dockery impressed in both the meeting rooms and on the field.

51. Guy Whimper – Picked up the tackle spot much quicker than expected, has a huge upside.

50. Tim Hasselbeck – Didn't do anything wrong, just didn't do as much as Jared Lorenzen in the battle for number 2.

49. Jonas Seawright – A so-so camp was good enough for Seawright, whom the staff still loves.

48. James Butler – Big hitter overcame a kidney ailment and easily made the team as a reserve safety.

47. Jason Bell – Beat out fellow free agent signee Quentin Harris to stick in the secondary.

46. Gerris Wilkinson – Versatile and quick, the Giants are expecting big things from Wilkinson down the road.

45. Michael Jennings – The most exciting member of the final 53, Jennings showed enough as a receiver and returner to stick.

44. Grey Ruegamer – His value may soar if starting C Shaun O'Hara is unable to answer the bell on a weekly basis due to injury.

43. William Joseph – How much further can this guy fall? He was handed the starting spot and couldn't handle it.

42. Reggie Torbor – Still has great speed, but it doesn't appear that his football instincts are as good as they hoped.

41. Frank Walker – His solid play – and change in attitude – showed that Walker could be the solid corner the Giants had always hoped.

40. Derrick Ward – Everyone, Tiki Barber and Chad Morton especially, can't wait for his return, which is only a week or two away.

39. Chase Blackburn – While he might not play as much as he should due to Antonio Pierce, there's no doubt that Blackburn can bring it.

38. Sinorice Moss – While it may take a while for Moss to make an impact, there's no doubt that once healthy he'll be able to.

37. Visanthe Shiancoe – Continues to improve as both a blocker and receiver and continues to make the squad when TGI annually rules him out.

36. Ryan Kuehl – Where would Jay Feely and Jeff Feagles be without this guy? As underrated as he is essential.

35. Mathias Kiwanuka – The kid sure can play. No one's asking why the Giants drafted this speed-rushing, play-making end anymore.

34. Jared Lorenzen – His solid camp, exceptionally strong arm and leadership abilities were more than enough to warrant the backup spot for J-Lo.

33. Justin Tuck – Answered the challenge of New York's drafting of Kiwi as strongly as could be. He's earned plenty of snaps.

32. R.W. McQuarters – He can cover a lot better than advertised and is a great personality to have in the defensive backfield.

31. Rich Seubert – The former solid starter is the perfect man to back up all three interior line positions.

30. Brandon Short – He brings not only speed and instincts to the LB corps, but smarts and experience as well.

29. Bob Whitfield – He just keeps on keeping on – and he does it very well. There is next to no drop-off when he's in the game.

28. Brandon Jacobs – He proved he could run when given the opportunity. He can expect a much heavier workload than last year.

27. Tim Carter – This can be Carter's breakthrough season. Outstanding all summer, he could be the X-factor to put this offense over the top.

26. Carlos Emmons – Survived a camp where he barely participated due to a pinched nerve yet entered the season as the starting WLB.

25. Fred Robbins – He's quietly played very well for the most part this summer. Dropping all that weight clearly has helped Robbins.

24. Shaun O'Hara – The least heralded of New York's linemen, the O-line's anchor is looking to shake off an injury that lasted most of camp.

23. Jim Finn – Tiki Barber's MVB (blocker), Finn continues to provide solid blocking, and he'll catch the occasional pass as well.

22. Jeff Feagles – Back for his 119th season, Feagles is still a master at dropping punts inside the 20.

21. Sam Madison – As he grows more and more comfortable, it's becoming obvious why New York signed this free agent cover corner right away.

20. Corey Webster – As he grows more and more comfortable, it's becoming obvious why New York drafted this cover corner two years back.

19. Kareem McKenzie – The Giants' resident man-mountain looks to be grasping the offense much better in his second year in blue.

18. Barry Cofield – Camp's most impressive story, Cofield shot up the depth chart like Paul Schwartz through the buffet line.

17. Gibril Wilson – Wilson is looking to return to the playmaking ways that had all the league talking about him as a rookie.

16. Luke Petitgout – Fighting through a perpetual ailing back, Petitgout is looking to prove to everyone once and for all that he's one of the league's better LTs.

15. David Tyree – A Pro Bowl cover guy on special teams, Tyree still can't even get a look at receiver.

14. David Diehl – You wouldn't even know he's there, except that he plays every single snap and plays them well.

13. Will Demps – Big-hitting safety is a much-needed addition and poster boy for New York's revamped secondary.

12. Amani Toomer – His second season at the flanker position should lead to even better numbers for number 81.

11. Antonio Pierce – Fully healthy, Pierce is ready for his Pro Bowl season – and a Super Bowl title.

10. Jay Feely – One lousy game in Seattle last year hardly defines this deadly accurate and dependable kicker.

9. Chad Morton – Lighter and stronger, dual returner Morton is primed for his biggest year yet.

8. LaVar Arrington – Mr. Nickels provided an immediate jolt of energy to the entire team and elevated the talent level of the defense tremendously.

7. Chris Snee – New York's best lineman by far, Snee is headed to the Pro Bowl.

6. Plaxico Burress – The Giants need Burress' best at all times. If so, he could catch 100 passes.

5. Jeremy Shockey – Healthy once again, New York is counting on number 80 to provide his usual enthusiasm and bevy of big plays.

4. Eli Manning – Ready to come into his own in his second full season as a starter, Manning appears to have put the mechanical questions behind him.

3. Osi Umenyiora – There's not an offensive tackle in the league that can handle this guy one-on-one. He's headed back to Hawaii.

2. Michael Strahan – Swan song or not, Strahan still brings it as the league's best two-way end.

1. Tiki Barber – Where would the Giants be without number 21? Not even close to embarking on the Super Bowl run that many are expecting.

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