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.
He's number one!
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