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We went on last night last night was me, Nick Santel A and podcast.
If I'm pronouncing that correctly and then uh, tonight it's Brendan Gallego and C.
McCollum talking again.
So we have a lot to talk about.
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Other than the fact that on your sports network is launching ah lot to talk about, we originally do the bye week breakdown and I got his name right.
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Uh, bye week breakdown.
We have three new positive covert cases and the Marc Colombo incident, and there's definitely mawr.
I put in the chat earlier about what happened, and I think his name is Michael Snyder who started reporting on its That's gonna be interesting.
Um, seems like a lot of drama, uh, filtered out to that situation.
Jordan, how are you doing? And what do you think of that whole situation? Yeah, I mean, first of all, I'm doing great.
Uh, second evolved.
Definitely not the typical relaxing by week.
Uh, honestly, it's not so encouraging.
Obviously, the necessary changes were made.
But you don't love thio, uh, straight in the bye week when you're trying toe kinda inject yourself back into the playoff race.
The whole Colombo situation is what I'm referring. Thio.
Thank you, Nick, for joining the broadcast, So, uh, just to quickly brief it out.
Uh, Matt, Pair the rookie tackle the UConn, uh, Katie Smith, the tight end, The second year guy at a Stanford who we picked up off the waiver wire last year.
And also, uh, wide receiver, uh, Pettus, who we picked up also on the against the 40 Niners, or I should say, from the 40 Niners last year.
Uh, he's bought All these players are now on the covert list.
They are unlikely to play against the Bengals.
In my opinion, the first two were especially a big loss.
The third one also is well, but that also gives you room to activate and put three new guys on the active roster.
They're also to note that we don't know if Casey Crider or the punch of Riley Dixon tested positive.
We know, you know did so.
He has a higher chance of coming back for, um, the Bangles game.
And then also we have to see with creator and Dixon.
Hopefully, they could come back, but also we have Ryan sent its host so on the active roster was a kicker and punter.
But the last time that worked out for any team, it was really the Jets with card vet back. And that didn't go out well.
Um, and also you could bring up any wide receiver off the practice squad. Benjamin Victor.
You could also bring up Corey Coleman is well, and for tight ends, Rice and John and Alex were getting, I think, his Nate we adding, Actually, he's undrafted tight end out of Iowa.
So what do you think of those losses for the Giants and how much of a role they play? And especially for the fact now that we have a new offensive line coach and Matt here, it's gonna be missing another week.
I mean, so if you're looking at all three of those guys, the only guy who really brings much value there is Parent hey was kind of like rotating in and out at both tackle positions, mainly left tackle, kind of ah, timeshare split thing heavily favored towards Andrew Thomas.
His side, Um, I honestly feel that he's played better than Thomas, but it's not the biggest deal for one week to be missing a backup tackle.
Thea other to Dante Pettis.
I really liked him in college.
Second round pick, obviously a lot of talent.
Um, but this this kind of step back just kind of shows you that the likelihood of him being prominent in the offense this year isn't too likely it anymore at this point.
And then, lastly, with Kate and Smith, he's more of just the simple tight end.
I mean, he's never going to be the focal point.
He's never gonna be the main tight end as long as you gotta have an anger on the team.
So listen, it could be worse.
There could be worse.
Guys, toe have not on the field next Sunday.
But, I mean, you never wanna have three guys get covert on your team, especially because you never know what's gonna happen with the aftermath.
Who's going to get it next? Does anyone have it? Honestly, you know, might be the you know might be the He might be like the main biggest loss, because he likely won't be able to play next week as well. And he's just been great.
Yeah, he was like 79 points he counts for this season, gets an extension and then gets covert, which is really a pain in the ass, especially for him being, what 30 some odd years old.
And he's gonna get us on extension.
You obviously got an extension, and he's getting signed til he's like 36 37 years old.
So, um, for those of you that have not been with the active on Twitter in the I would say last 2 to 3 hours, new reports came out, according to Michael Silver.
And this is a long one, so I'm going to try to read it as quick as possible.
So this is from Michael Silver.
As Kim Jones reported, uh, the incident that led to the abrupt firing of Giants offensive line coach Marc Colombo did not involve Colombo calling, uh, Joe Judge a dirty name.
However, tensions began weeks earlier after an incident on the practice field.
According to a witness, Judge corrected the technique of center Nick Gates during practice several weeks ago, and Colombo disagree with the connection.
Judge reacted angrily, and from that point on, it was a very frosty situation towards the offensive line coach.
Ultimately, Joe Judge brought in Dave DiGuglielmo.
If I'm pronouncing that right, I think it's to Guam, O or whatever.
The Giants line had struggled early in the season, especially injured Thomas, the rookie.
But things began to improve in the unit performed well during the two game winning streak.
Colombo was popular among the offensive line players, and they were in a good zone.
Judge's decision to help bring in Guam or to help Colombo flew in.
The face of that, and the offensive line were rather confused.
Tensions escalated, and when judge began ripping Thomas in a film session, Colombo stepped in to defend the left tackle and ultimately swore Joe Judge, obviously Joe Judge's head coach and free to fire who he pleases.
But his personality style has been off putting the some the former Patriots assistant and some of those who came from him, some of those who came with him from New England and have executed an alarming aura of haughtiness and making that case the Patriots system is supreme judge and blah, blah, blah.
I'm not going to read the rest of it because it seems like it's just talking about how he was in New England.
Um, but I'm gonna make the point.
And obviously I stated most of it.
Listen, you may not agree with that what the head coach is doing, but how you Who are you to cursing him? First of all, I don't agree at all.
I guess Colombo has got this huge ego from what we're seeing and people are saying on Twitter Oh, is Columba behind that mysterious Michael Silver Port? We don't know, because I'm not gonna I'm also I'm not gonna assume.
But who are you to swear at the head coach? One who is trying to turn his entire team around? You're obviously not pulling your weight is an offensive line coach, because that is the current weakness of this team.
It's formulating is in less of a weakness because it's growing every week.
Joe judge to be the formulate, er that I had no idea about bringing Dave Goyal Mo or whatever his name is in Google's coach to Google or whatever they call him.
And, you know, listen, going back Thio what people were saying earlier about, uh, coach booze and saying like that, saying that you know that incident in Indianapolis, which I'll get into in about a minute or so.
Um, which is really messed up, by the way.
But man has an established resume, and I guess Colombo didn't want him looking over his shoulder and telling him what to do.
But again, who are you? That ego.
You've been an offensive line coach For what, three years? Dave D.
Has been offensive line coach since 1995 I think.
What ego do you have to do that? Um, yeah.
I mean, I have a couple couple things to say on the matter.
Um, first, starting with, uh, if you read the Kim Jones report, the main bottom line, She kind of made it seem like the offensive lineman almost were on Colombo side despite how bad they've played when the the unit was fully under his command. Right.
So the past two weeks prior, the Giants have been playing well, they beat the Eagles.
Um, they beat the Redskins.
You're looking good.
Daniel Jones throws no interceptions, and part of that is because for the most part, he had a pretty clean pocket.
Would you agree? That's the main one of the main parts in his continued success over the past two weeks.
And if you read reports when Colombo got fired, Joe Judge, actually, and DiGuglielmo or however you pronounce the new offensive offensive line coaches name, uh, they were both.
He was giving input to judge.
Judge was feeding it the offensive line, and that's why they played better.
Eso first of all, I just want to say that I'm always gonna ride with Joe Judge.
It does not matter what the media reports.
Um, he's just been great for this team.
He turned the defense around.
He's building, ah, culture that you want to be proud of. Like he says.
So that's the first thing I want to say.
Second thing goes back to again, how we're discussing how the linemen might be on the side of Colombo.
Um, what I have to think about that is what I have to say about that is that listen, this is a very young team.
Everyone on the team's young.
We're not just talking about the offensive line, we're talking about everyone.
So with the exception of Kevin Zettler, there are not too many old guys on that line.
Everyone might be under the age of 25.
So if you through eight weeks of football, win or lose, if you're under the command of one coach, these young guys, we're going to look up to him, and they're not going to know if he's telling that the right things for the wrong things.
So that might be the reason why these guys are kind of feeling frustrated or confused as to why Colombo got fired.
But I just have I have to believe that if Colombo was fired, it means that he did something wrong.
Giants aren't type of our organization to fire personnel mid season.
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So back to what I was saying, Uh, I've heard this, like in the media, and, you know, I would say it's true, but Marc Colombo has been an offensive line coach for the past three years, and he took over for Paul Alexander.
And I'm gonna bring up Paul Alexander in a second because he plays a major, I would say role in the criticism of Marc Colombo, though the two worked with each other.
Colombo, Um, going back to your point of the young offensive lineman.
You know, they see him as one of their own because he used to be an offensive lineman.
He played in the league. DiGuglielmo didn't.
And, uh, when I'm going back to Paul Alexandre, Paul Alexander was fired mid season in the cow from the Cowboys.
And, I believe 2018.
I think he was an assistant in 2017.
I'm not that sure, but, um, you saw at some point this season Paul Alexander, who's an accomplished offensive line coach he studied Andrew Thomas is film and pointed out many things that his transition from Georgia in the technique he had there on the good technique he took there and then he pretty much, you know, didn't mold it into his NFL style.
And Paul Alexander was like, Well, why isn't he transitioning like he, you know, should be the fourth overall pictures? You look at the other tackles, you look at the Makai backing Tristan works and you take a look at, uh, especially when Jed Rick Wills there are performing great so far or at least decent enough.
And, you know, I guess they're Alexander started taking shots at his assistant saying he's teaching the wrong things.
One of the things is that Thomas, his right leg or his left leg was lifting up when he was originally, uh, going into stance or whatever.
I forget you know the specifics because I'm not an offensive lineman, but you just see their I guess he wasn't pulling his strings Colombo and again to probably finish this off.
You know, I don't know how you go up there to talk Thio, Joe, judge like that and to swear at him.
And then, you know, this could pose something for Jason Garrett as well, because a lot of systems have offensive line coaches that worked well with offensive coordinators.
One of the reasons that Bill Callahan was not hired is three offensive line coach for the Giants is because he did not get along with Jason Garrett and his time in Dallas.
Ah, lot of Giants fans wanted Callahan.
I did, too, as well.
But then when he went to Cleveland, I said, You know what? Let's hire Marc Colombo to Guam.
Oh, I really don't care which.
But I'm gonna bring up one more situation and then I'll let you have a little bit of say as well.
So basically, what happened with the Indianapolis thing looks so they had a phenomenal offensive line.
Brandon Smith, Quinton Nelson coming in the league as first year players.
Uh, you also had Anthony Castonzo, the veteran tackle, good offensive line, probably the best in 2018.
And you know, obviously he was the genius of that.
And also he took over for Dante Scarnecchia when he retired in New England.
But going back to what I was talking about with Denzel Good is what happened was good was a I would say, veteran tackle, and he was also, I would say, a reserve tackle and one week I think his brother was murdered and he had to go down, uh, toe where his family lived. I don't know where.
And the grandma was ****ed at him.
He said, You know, you should really play through these things, and you should get over it and that, you know, I'm not gonna play you on the offensive line for all the time that I'm here in the time that you're here.
So we requested is released.
That sounds like an ******* ish s***bag is moved by DiGuglielmo.
Uh, he doesn't perceive to be a nice guy, but let's see here and see what he does. I'm open.
I have an open mind and, uh, you know, Joe judges on nice guy.
I wouldn't expect to grow Moto B, and hopefully he does his job, and he has an established resume to go along with that.
Listen, I mean, I'm gonna guess we'll close it up.
This this segment with this I mean, I'm gonna I'm gonna go as far as to say it as like this, the way things broke down and the way they ended.
We'll never really know exactly what happened.
We'll never know what Colombo called.
Judge will never know.
What judge called Colombo will never know exactly what happened because it's private matter, despite what the media reports will.
Never. Actually, no.
I will say this, though in many instances where a controversial coach firing happens, you're not going toe, see the result and basically get to actually give the coach of fair ruling on if he was good or bad.
Like, let's say, for example, you look at when the Raptors finished one of the higher seeds in the East and they fired Dwane Casey after he won coach of the year because they were disappointed with him.
But then they signed Kawai and they win a championship.
So you can't really blame Dwane Casey and say it was his fault because they added Kawai, right, Well, that's not the same as this scenario.
Why? Because you have the same personnel in the same offensive line.
Plus all of this, all the guys on this offensive line or young.
So if now all of a sudden this new guy comes in and Andrew Thomas starts playing well because he's so young and he's Still, you could still develop him within the next six weeks.
If you see Andrew Thomas playing well, you're going to know that it was Mark Colombo's fault.
So that's the only nice thing about this situation. Really.
I'll close it with that, I guess.
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Uh, into the bye week, actually.
Know what? Before we go to the bye week breakdown, I wanna break down.
Uh, some of the I would say places David.
Well, mo has made as stops on his list.
So from 91 to 92 he was a graduate assistant at Boston College.
He was born in Massachusetts.
so that makes a lot of sense.
Assistant head coach and offensive line coach for three years at Boston University, then went on to be the offensive line coach in Connecticut for two years.
UH, four years, five seasons, 45 seasons as the South Carolina offensive line coach, then worked under Tom Coughlin as an assistant offensive line and quality control coach from 2014.
Yeah, I think I I think I knew that, actually, yeah, was the and he was actually, I'll make the connection to Pat Flaherty in about two minutes, or at least when I'm done reading this.
Uh, made his first stop in Miami from 2000 and 9 to 2011 is the offensive line coach.
Where are the Jets? UH, to be their offensive line coach? 2012.
And then he was an ****yst for a radio station or something.
In 2013 2014 2015, he took over for Dante.
Czarnecki is the offensive line coach for New England Patriots, 2016.
He was the charges assistant offensive line coach, 2017.
He made his second stop in Miami as their offensive line coach moved on to to the Indianapolis Colts to be their offensive line coach.
And to be that that that actually, that was where I was most impressed with him.
Because that offensive line till this day is ferocious.
Led by left guard Quinton Nelson, who went, I think he was a top five pick or six pick, actually, in the Sam Donaldson Kwan Barkley draft.
But, um, yeah, that offensive line is ferocious.
So that was one of the main reasons that and having worked under Coughlin at some point where two of the main reasons why I was like, I'm cool with them.
Fire in Colombo for this guy.
He came back the third time in Miami.
2019 is their offensive line coach in 2020 obviously offensive line coach of the Giants now, So the connection with Pat Flaherty will make it so.
Pretty? Um, he was the main offensive line coach from the Giants from I believe 2000 and 4 to 2015, while mainly got him fired, was the fact that he was not getting along with Eric Flowers.
I'm pretty sure that a lot of people wouldn't get along with Eric flowers knowing how disastrous he was.
That guy was a ****.
Yeah, eso he got fired.
I think he went to Jacksonville.
Or maybe he went somewhere else.
Then in 2019, they hire him.
Is a part of Pat He They hired him as a part of Brian Florence's new staff staff, but they couldn't.
He couldn't implement their blocking systems.
So they fired him and they put in DiGuglielmo which, you know it's funny because he was the main offensive line coach and the assistant was the well mo.
So just little connection there.
Uh, some takeaways from obviously, uh, his time.
And a lot of people ripped them for that offensive for the offensive line that he did coach in 2019.
I bring that up in a second because a lot of people are relevant with that.
Eso Here's some football outsiders Rankings in 2018 with close their fourth and run blocking second in pass protection.
2017, uh, with the Miami he was 30th and his offensive line was 30th and run blocking 11 and pass protection 2015 with New England second run blocking 18th in pass protection, 24 2014, 5th and run blocking second in pass blocking 2012 with the Jets fit in run blocking 30th and past bucking, I could not find the stats for 2019 Miami Dolphins, but everyone was ripping him for all Miami Dolphins.
Oh, the offensive line was terrible.
Well, let me explain something to you.
What talent did you have on that offensive line? I'm pretty sure he has better talent now than he did last year.
Look at this offensive line.
Joy and Davenport.
A bad pick from the Houston Texans.
Michael Dieter, a rookie.
Uh ah, veteran center that's been all over the place.
He didn't make the Pro Bowl at one point, I believe.
I think he's a vet.
Or actually may have been a rookie.
Uh, Laremy Tunsil was back in 2017.
I'm pretty sure he was charged the year before.
Yeah, Are you sure it wasn't 28 created and then from I'm pretty sure because that was the still straight right.
When Tunsil was treated when Tunsil was traded, that was in 2018.
I'm pretty sure that was, but let me let me look that I'm pretty sure that was That was That was with multiple picks.
I'm pretty sure that took place in, like, March or some early part of 2019.
But take a look right now.
Um, August 31st, 2019.
So that was way about maybe two weeks a week before Ah, you know, the opening day.
So they had to put Julian Davenport in there and then compared to their off the line in 2017, which is better even though Adam Gates was the coach.
Leterme tonsil Ted L****n, Mike Pouncey, Jermon Bushrod and Juan James Self.
Yeah, you wan James start that year.
John James was actually started that year, and then he signed a big free agent contract.
And then So it was actually on the Giants radar for a little while that Yeah, I think it was, what, 2019 he was and then going on.
And then they pretty much gave up on that situation.
Yeah, I think they wanted Daryl Williams after that.
He signed with the Panthers.
Yeah, Carolina, right.
Decided to take my Kremer's, which wasn't ultimately bad.
A lot of people think that's super bad, but I think he's better than can Fleming.
Pros established resume has been with the New York Giants.
Hey, was a part of that offensive line? Indianapolis The Cons? Uh, Denzel, Good situation.
And, uh, the offensive line might not take him.
Uh, I don't know as they would Colombo because he's not one of them.
And he's kind of an ******* going back to his past with Denzel Good.
But again, players like Columbo.
But let's see, I think they'll move on, uh, knowing that they trust Joe Judge, this team is moving in the right direction and they had to see something in their own mind when they said, Okay, Joe, Judge is helping us thes last two weeks, and that's why we're winning.
I mean, if you look at the *** and people will say, Oh, the Giants gave up five *** against the watch.
Well, one was a flea flicker that didn't work out, and then some of them were coverage *** and, you know, again it chain Lemieux has struggled, and a lot of people blame Will Hernandez, Will Hernandez, you know, the last two weeks hey wasn't in the offensive line.
That's why they're producing.
Better not to mention that that yeah, Not to mention that that Washington defensive front is five first round picks.
All still pretty young other than Ryan Kerrigan as well.
So I mean, it's it's nothing.
Nothing to be that ashamed of.
Especially, you know, they got the win, the whole story, people, Um, that's pretty much that.
Let's go on a defense of success.
So I was originally gonna add up, um, up to 10 weeks, which actually, uh, make a connection to back the last season.
We played 10 games before by last season, same thing this season.
But obviously, we are a better team this season.
We were ranked in the low twenties last season at this time a T.
This time this year, Giants are 11th and points seventh in rushing yards, 23rd in passing yards and 15 in total yards per game, which is pretty good.
And obviously everybody sees it around this league that Patrick Graham is something and people are scared.
In my opinion, I'm not scared that Patrick Graham is gonna get picked off by someone else to be a head coach.
I don't think he is because if you're taking a defensive coordinator for one year, that's been worked out, and I just think that's really irresponsible in my because everybody was fantasizing about Robert Salad last season.
But it is glorious.
I would say in a giant's perspective, what he's done this season.
You know he's been trying to the high that second corner spot for the longest time.
He's been doing all this safety stuff and he's formulated a pass rush.
Even though they don't have the number one pass rusher, he's formulated a pass rush that's tied with the Ravens, seventh in the league.
I believe it's like 22 or 28 sacks on the season, where on pace to get at least 40 on the season, which we haven't had in a long time.
So this defense is really coming back and he's really, really, uh, using and utilizing the offensive linemen and Blake Martinez really well, as you see like when we're talking about Probo Probo, voting is up, by the way.
James Bradberry Defense.
Blake Martinez Defense.
Dexter Lawrence Defense.
Leonard Williams defense.
He's made them look, you know very well and again we don't have another one pass rusher Leonard Williams leads with five sacks, but still I mean, well, that was actually perfect the way that you ended with that, because about Leonard Williams being a sack leader with five ***, because it's gonna lead right into what I was about to say about why I think this defense and you know exactly what I'm going to say.
Also, that's why I see you smiling.
But why? I think this defense has played so well and it's clearly to me because of the style of play and the New England, as Paul Latino would say, Belichick e and style.
Like you said to us one time a couple months back, Um, he predicted it.
I wrote about it before we did that, and I'm just happy that it was so predictable and that it actually turned out.
It was Honestly, you have to credit Dave Gettleman and Joe Judge for making the decision together on what they needed to do, and they did that that style for those of you in the viewers who don't know the Belichick and style defense is sacked by committee and you build it from the back to the front, meaning you need a marquee cornerback.
Good safeties who who can blitz and middle linebackers who kind of all over the place and commit can stop the ball everywhere.
That's exactly what the Giants did.
If you look who's their highest paid player on defense, Gettleman goes out and he gets James Bradberry first.
Three year, $45 million deal.
I believe he's the highest paid on the defense.
And is that Is that correct? Yes, I think I would have e think.
Second would be. I think second would be Williams.
Williams is franchise tag is 14 million dollars a year.
Yeah, no, he's three years 30.
That was what I was gonna say.
You build a contract for Williams, right? Exactly, because it's such a young team.
But you build it from the back to the front, and that's exactly what they're doing with Bradbury and Martinez.
And those two guys alone have really made all the difference as well as the step, the stepped up play from Leonard Williams.
So they've gentleman's moves on that defense.
They're starting to shape up, look really, really, really good, especially if they can add a guy like Michael Parsons or or maybe even Gregory Russo from Miami.
I don't know if I pronounce his name right either, but if they can add another defensive piece, this team can really be a top five defense in the coming years, in my opinion, and it's due to the style that they're playing, because if you look, I think every guy on the defensive line has has earned at least one sack this year, it doesn't matter who it is.
It's a sack by committee, and I think if you look at the Giants as a team as a whole, there, they're not in the bottom half of the league in sacks from.
If I'm not mistaken, If not, it's yeah, exactly.
But we don't have anyone who has more than five ***, and that's the beauty of it.
That's the beauty of the Belichick E and style to me, so that's the main reason why they've been so good in my opinion and to pick apart like a lot of people were questionable about hiring Patrick Graham because you know, the defense in Miami wasn't that good.
Well, first of all, they didn't really have like, I think the number one corner was Eggs Avian.
Howard, listen, I'm not taking away from him, but he's like he's not Stephanie Gilmore.
He's not James Bradberry type.
I would say James Bradbury is good man.
James Bradbury is ****ing good, man.
That's That's the difference between what we're doing and what he did in Miami.
He didn't have, like, the greatest amount of proven talent, because the Dolphins were like top five or even top three and rookie snaps played.
They had Nick need, um, they had a bunch of corners.
They a bunch of rookie players on that defense.
Kind of like what we heat what we had last year.
But, you know, And by the way, by the way, look at that defense.
Now, look at Miami difference now.
I mean, they had to e would say key players Byron Jones by Byron Jones.
Yes, but I'm saying it's the way the system works.
You need to add a guy they're doing the same system floors.
Is a Belichick guy as well? Yes.
I'm saying you can give Patrick Graham the slack if he doesn't have all the necessary pieces.
You can't. Yeah, like like that defense.
All they have to do is at the middle linebacker and the cornerback, just as we did, and you propel yourself into a top 15 defense with this with this system.
And so that's why I don't go ahead and hate on grand.
Sorry to interrupt you again.
Sorry if you look at the 2019 Patriots defense, Stefan Gilmore's number one corner and you take a look.
And who's leading ***? Jamie Collins, Who had? I think he was outside linebacker. Seven.
***. That's not a lot.
And they not to mention they gave up Trey flowers and free agency to the Detroit Lions.
Eso he obviously meaning Belichick knew what he was doing.
I think his son is actually calling plays now.
His son actually has been calling plays now for like two years, but Belichick hasn't really said much about it.
But Steve Belichick, first of all, looks to be very promising young coach.
He might have a good career.
Who knows the name might get him, get him the opportunity.
But yeah, I was going to say about the Trey Flowers thing.
Um, Belichick certainly knew what he was doing.
They don't need that marquee pass rusher and Belichick knew that Matt Patricia really like Trey Flowers from his time in New England, and that's that's why they traded him.
I'm gonna Patricia's What? What's the record now? Four and 645? Yeah, he's certainly on the hot seat.
They better make a playoff spot or do something because I'm not too convinced.
And I don't know how a code is playing.
So I would have toe research myself.
Uh, let's go into Daniel Jones.
Let's see how many fumbles.
I believe he has eight fumbles this season.
I just want to do the math real quick.
Um, see, one we go.
I didn't print it out, so I'm gonna actually look at this screen 34 By the way, if you If you're wondering why I keep looking at my phone, it's because, uh eh, NBA free agency officially started five minutes ago.
Yeah, so I'm looking out.
I'm looking out for those woes bombs.
I know some of the guys in the comments are as well.
So Daniel Jones has eight fumbles on the season, though the last two games he has not given it over the Philly game.
He gave it over the Washington game.
I don't think well, he gave it over an interception.
He still nine picks and fumbled.
How? Maney, I think eight times so technically that if you were to take that and say, Oh, he lost those fumbles, that'll be 17 turnovers.
It's not Hey, lost it against the Chicago Bears.
E can't really read from two printed it out, But anyway, he's had Ah, very, I would say Good lab gonna sneeze in a second.
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I think that's number two of this stream.
I'm just fastened.
All right, Um, so obviously, his record is going to be better, in my opinion, as a quarterback, but let's see.
He had 12 interceptions last year.
He has nine so far this year.
We all know the first four weeks for absolute hell.
And obviously, you know, the fumble against the Eagles and then obviously, the interceptions against the Bucks.
Obviously, everybody was rambling about that, but again, last two games is something you really got a point that even though he was saying, Oh, he didn't throw a touchdown against, uh, the eagles.
Look at some of the big time plays he made, You know, the statutes not gonna tell you that.
It's gonna say 38 yards. Yeah.
You know how you would get 38 yards, sometimes by yards after catch, and I'm pretty sure golden tapes not been doing that seat this season.
He had a 38 yard catch like he actually took it down and made the catch pretty good.
Uh, Darius late on, the last, I think, was four minutes.
The game made a toe tap, you know, But through it, he threw it.
No, it wasn't, really.
It was almost a back shoulder that was under thrown.
It was, but it was a good throw.
It seemed like he purposely did it.
Yeah, you had the wonder Sterling Shepard.
And you had the one toe a Dion Lewis early on.
So again, he's improving by the stats.
Let's see what else compared to his 2019.
Obviously, he turned over the bar or fumbled 18 times that they gave it away 11 times.
Let's see his completion percentage, I think, is up.
But let me look at I have it side by side comparison.
His quarterback rate, his Q b r is actually up.
Uh, his completion percentage is up his yards air probably going to go up.
But then again, I can't make to sure of that.
Uh, obviously his touchdowns Air gonna be down, but we'll see over the next six games.
It's up by one point, Uh, touchdown percentage.
It's down by, I would say, almost three points again.
That's just ****ytics, but still his longest is a 50 yard pass.
And obviously he's been running the ball a lot more this season, going back to the game against Philly and all the games has had this season.
That's what I like that.
If you can't find a way to include Jones in the passing game or he's not doing something, he's running the football.
So he's, you know, producing.
It's not like he's just doing squat.
Okay, so I know Nixon here, so I'm gonna have to watch myself in case his head doesn't explode over there while he's watching.
Because we argue about Daniel Jones a ton, Nick and I, um, here's my thing on Daniel Jones.
Do I think he has a bright future.
Yes, if he stops with the turnovers so far, it kind of it kind of looks like the offensive line has a lot to do with those turnovers, which is happy, which means which makes me happy, because I was wrong and that means that we might have a guy who's ah, who's really made for this.
But again, I do have to admit Daniel Jones is a type of quarterback that might lose you a game, but he's never gonna win you a game.
In my opinion, he might make a play down the line that wins you a game, but he's never like you said.
He's never going to be the guy with ***y stats, just as Eli Manning was.
Eli Manning was never a ***y stats guy. Never was.
The only reason he's high on the yards and touchdowns list is because he played for so long and so consistently every game.
But if you feel like Manning played eight year career, he would not have good stats.
Daniel Jones is the same way, In my opinion, he's just like he's so similar to Eli. It's scary.
He's Eli with wheels in my opinion and he's going to be a very he's gonna be.
Just believe me.
This is not the end of it for Daniel Jones.
He's not going to just all of a sudden magically start playing well every game and everyone's gonna love.
Everyone might love him in the future, but he'll always be under the microscope.
That's New York.
That's the market he's in.
And if you're not a Patrick Mahomes guy, they're not gonna love.
They're not gonna love you like that.
It doesn't matter what you do.
It doesn't matter if you win two Super Bowls.
He'll always be under the microscope microscope because he's in New York.
And that's just that's just That's just a fact, in my opinion.
And again, the Giants aren't don't want him to be a Patrick Mahomes.
They don't need him to be that do it all guy.
They need him to come out weekend, week, outplay, consistent, do his job.
That's all they need him to do.
He's not the focal point of the offense, in my opinion, they're not trying to build it like that.
I think they're still committed toe.
Having this offense revolved around the run game.
But yes, I mean, that's just my take.
And there's two things aren't bring up.
Obviously, you put the point around that.
Daniel Jones is not gonna be that guy that lifts and cavities or and obviously I think at this point, that's what the Giants have to accept.
And that's what the Giants are okay with, You know, Yes, I think they knew that when they drafted him.
I think they knew that when they when they drafted him.
They knew that that Eli wasn't that guy and I think they took him partly because he was very similar to Eli.
Sure, he had all the makings.
He had all the dimensions.
He's a smart kid.
He's a nice kid.
He fits the class of the organization.
But come on to believe that they didn't see some Eli in him and we're like, turned on by that.
That's just that clearly is what happened.
I think they knew that.
Yeah, exactly. Literally.
David Cutcliffe product Eso like and also Daniel Daniel usedto used to play with Eli in the summers at the At the man in Q B camps and stuff like that.
There's clearly similarities there.
Besides for, obviously the athleticism Jones has, which is if he has the same clutch drive that Eli does, he could end up.
You never know what he could end up being, but But they clearly did see some.
You lie on him, and I don't think they ever drafted him anticipating that he would be in homes or or Shawn Watson or ah, playmaker like that or someone that that wins you games alone.
I think they knew that.
And that's why it's going to be easy for them because they're never going to have to accept anything.
That's why, uh, a lot of Giant.
Obviously, you're going to get all these fandoms when it comes draft time.
Uh, mon Trevor Lawrence.
Let's just say you know Daniel Jones like the last place that way, probably the rest of season with some turnovers.
But you you're certified that he's Eli.
Ah, lot of giant fans have this mentality all.
Let's go get an upgrade, quarterback.
Listen, I've never doubted Trevor Lawrence his talent, but we're not in that situation where we have toe put quarterback first.
Let's just say everything goes out and then address the other no wide receiver Ah, cornerback to linebacker to and maybe an additional pass rusher.
I don't really know any needs from their Honestly, you take those.
Maybe a depth Teichmann to me.
I agree with you and I'll keep.
I'll keep saying it.
I don't know if my screen's frozen for you.
It's frozen for me about whatever.
I'll just keep talking.
Um, for me, the Giants would be have to be crazy.
Toe. Look at a quarterback in this draft.
Why would Why would they look at a quarter? I'm sorry.
I'm just looking at what? Someone's writing in the comments, Um, why would they draft the quarterback? It if they are that bad that they end up losing and they're worse than the Jets going in and they get the first pick.
Then they should take a quarterback because that means something went awfully wrong with Daniel Jones.
In my opinion, they're not gonna The odds of them losing a bunch of close games when he plays well on getting the first pick is just is not likely.
Yeah, and they need to win what, three games to get in the playoffs and they need a odds to play off of them because, right, it's not even about sorry.
It's not even about the playoffs.
For me, it's more about I'm sorry.
It's not about the playoffs.
For me, it's more about not losing, not losing the amount of games, to put yourself in the position where you could get Lawrence.
You know what I'm saying? Listen, if they lose a couple of games, they lose a couple games.
They don't make the playoffs.
But if they end up going three and and 13 or whatever it is and and being the worst team in the league, then they should draft Lawrence.
But if they're picking two or three or four or five wherever they're picking no quarterbacks, there's no reason exactly.
Take Parsons takes take Sul, take trade back toe to 10 15, take a Farley or a certain you know, like and again the only need they really do have the only needs they really do have, like you said, Like I could see them taking maybe another middle linebacker.
Probably the most gaping, like need that you'd see right away is probably cornerback too.
Maybe, uh, another receiver, but I have a feeling they're gonna go after that. Free agent.
There are a couple of young guys, um, in the free agency this coming season.
Uh, Kenny, God is my favorite target for them.
Um, you saw Cem Cem trade reports near the deadline, but, uh, I think I think I think he would be uh, yeah.
It could be Alan Robinson as well, but I like Kenny Golladay.
I like your size.
I like how he could go up.
He's a red zone target.
I like how it will take a lot of attention off various Leighton.
I think Darius Layton could be one of the league's premier wide receiver twos.
I don't think he's a wide receiver one I think he could be.
Wanna leave premier wide receiver twos, though.
Yeah, it's our next topic.
Is managing without sake one.
And I think the Giants have really done this very well.
They've been managing up without Devonta Freeman, too.
So let's see the first game.
Obviously, I'm gonna go this game by game.
I believe now, before I get to game by game, I believe the Giants with running backs, I think it was either with Sequana.
Actually know who's without, say Kwan, because I'm pretty sure sake one day and get how many Russian notes.
But I think from a certain week span without, say, Quan, with running backs the head 55 rushing yards per game.
But you add in the quarterback you add in the recent production you over 131 110 150 that's where you're at.
So I'm gonna do game by game here. So obviously weak one.
Daniel Jones let the carries within lead the yeah, because he led the yard's full Russia's 22 yards sake.
15 15 rushes, six yards sick.
And then the next week, say, Kwan terraces, uh, his Achilles, I get honestly, I obvious.
Thesis dump again.
Achilles an a c l mixed up.
Honestly, I don't know how to do so Full of HCL is very fixable.
Achilles is ah, big question mark on the player's career.
Yeah, Daniel Jones three carries, 21 yards and most of these carries for Daniel Jones.
In the first couple weeks, we're just escaping the pocket.
These are not designed runs.
Yeah, they are opened up the design.
Run the whole design run scheme like the past couple of weeks, ever since that.
Actually that first Billy game, where he broke off for that.
That embarrassing, embarrassing stumble.
Um, but yeah, since then they've been using it.
It's been working.
I'm just waiting for teams to kind of catch on.
But that's the that credits Daniel Jones actually, his ball work like he's incredible with those read options like he is so good on those fakes and boots.
Gotta commended for that.
And then Strong Shepherd.
One rush for six yards.
That's against Bears and gold gets the 40 Niners.
Um, we played horrible that week.
I did not even enjoy the week there.
And, uh, I'll say I'll save my thoughts for later.
But Jalen Jones five carries, 49 yards.
Devonta Freeman five carries for 10 yards.
Wing Goldman, four carries for seven and then Dion Lewis, Uh, one carry no yard.
So I think just from here, like, maybe squeeze time a little bit.
I'm just gonna read the amount of, uh, rushing yards and stuff like that in the lead carrier here.
So Daniel Jones and win Goldman Week five e think it's week five at least, Or maybe might be weak.
That's Week four.
Actually, the Giants actually had 136 ground yards.
Wayne Gorman and Daniel Jones had six carries, 45 yards and want a.
Freeman had 11 carries for 33 yards.
Obvious CFC you, J uh, and around and you had the on Luis's John Lewis is one rush.
Then you go against Dallas 89 rushing on 27 carries.
Devonta Freeman leading the pack with 60 yards and 17 carries when Goldman also mixing in there with five carries, 24 yards.
Then the next week, we had 100 and 32 yards on the ground.
Daniel Jones was the league carrier again. Seven.
Russia's 74 yards that big 49 yard run.
Devonta Freeman, 18, rushes for 61 yards.
Then you go to the next week.
Daniel Jones led in rushing once again.
92 yards, four carries, and then Goldman, 30 for, uh, for rushing yards on 10 carries.
That was 160 total yards, and you go to the next week against, uh, this is, I believe, was against the Buccaneers when going lead carrier again.
But we got over 100 rushing yards against the team against leagues, uh, top rushing defense.
And then the next week against the football team, Wayne Goldman and Alfred Morris both had over 60 rushing yards.
And then, obviously, you go to this week or last week, I should say, 64 rushing yards or nine carries for Daniel Jones, including a touchdown.
Two touchdowns, 53 yards on 18 carries.
So they forget really nicely.
And this is, you know, I'm gonna say this again.
This is why I really didn't, you know, need I think we needed, say, quarterback in 2018 because we had Wayne Goldman and just fix the offensive line.
It fits, but obviously the Giants, when that win now mode.
And they took, uh, Zyklon Barkley.
And my question is, how do you tell Wayne Goldman to take a back seat after this year? Yeah.
I mean, Well, first of all, I wanted to say I'm apologies to hear any screams.
My roommates are running some wars on outside, so it's getting a little intense, but yeah, I mean, when Goldman, I don't know if he is this a contract here for one moment? It might be, I think, the final.
Your Yeah, I believe he is.
So So he could He could just walk right out and go sign somewhere and be a feature back there.
Or at least get the shot to be a feature back.
But Wayne Gallman.
I mean, after this year, I put him in the same category as not saying play style, but the same boat as those Carlos Hyde.
Uh, Duke Johnson.
Uh, Tevin Coleman.
He could go somewhere, and definitely, Yeah, he would go when he would definitely be a big part of, ah committee.
But I think that he is going to get the chance to be a feature back somewhere.
Um, the answer to that simply for me is you can't he'll understand it.
Giants fans will understand it because you have a guy like, say, Kwame Barkley.
Listen, could it end up being that Barkley gets hurt or he busts and go home and go somewhere else plays well, and we're kicking ourselves in the ass.
Like, why the **** that we get rid of Goldman? Well, if you look at it right now, in this present day and age, you can't You can't say Oh, we want to keep.
We want to keep going and get her to seek one.
It's just take once a generational talent.
So I think it will be understood.
It would be a mutual respect on each side, and I don't think it will be a harsh or, Ah, a sad split.
And you're not gonna have Devonta Freeman next year.
You're not gonna have Alfred Morris, right? I mean, those because, you know, you can you can find a you can find a I mean, especially if you get rid of Goldman.
You could find a, uh, top 10 running back in the league in in the 4th 5th round of the NFL draft.
That's that's proven.
You looking Kareem Hunt.
Third round camera, fourth round.
I mean, who's to say we can't find a decent RB two in the in the 6th 7th round? If we if we can find, you know, so So I'm not worried about anybody leaving.
I'm just more hoping that Zyklon can come back and be back to rookie year form.
Hopefully, hopefully and I just want Giants Toe.
Have one running back where they don't have to rely with sake on on past actions.
You know he's not really that good.
We've agreed, Agreed.
I mean, Alfred Morris is a pretty good pass protector.
He's not so agile or for quick, but he's a big body.
Hopefully, I mean, he's the type of guy that can keep.
Yeah, we'll see where he goes after this year, because the Giants are not keeping them well anyway.
Let's go toe handed it this year. E.
I think we're gonna have the same list.
Probably first stop is Leonard Williams.
He already has 16 quarterback hits on the year to add up to five *** 20 pressures, which is almost matching up to his 2019 year with the Jets and the Giants and could match up to his 2018 year with the Jets, where he had 26 pressures.
And that's an underrated staff for some people that don't look at that.
But we can tell he's been putting pressure on the quarterback getting the sack then, ultimately phenomenal for this team.
Hey has about 34 total tackles, so he's been there on the defensive line.
Check how many pass deflections he has, or hey has done this year.
But let's see how many tackles for a loss.
He has seven tackles for a loss, saying he had in 2015.
But obviously, we have six points games.
Yeah, basically, we have six more games to go, so we'll see where it goes from there.
Overall thoughts on Leonard Williams I mean, I know what you're saying.
Well, first of all, I have two things one has to do with Joe Judge, and one has to do with Dave Gettleman.
So let's start with Judge.
I guess this is not anything to do with Joe Judge as what he's done.
It's more to do with.
I'm agreeing with what he has said.
You can't judge a player based on Onley statistics, especially a position like defensive line, because something that you don't really see, even if it's Cuba pressures, you don't see how a guy disrupts the pocket, and that's really what Leonard Williams does.
Every single place is your pocket disruptor, and that's what kind of enables other guys to get sacked as well as himself.
And that's why the Giants have been doing so Well, um, so I wanted to say that, but then to go back to Dave Gettleman, I just wanted to say, uh, listen, I wrote in article about Gettleman last week about how he hasn't made that that many bad moves as as many bad moves as people think, other than maybe the O B j trade.
Maybe the the DeAndre Baker trade, even though the VJ trade gave us Davis Jabrill Peppers who's been awesome.
But the main part of what I want to say is that yeah, so do I.
I mean, O Dell wanted to win.
Now he was being, ah prima donna.
Obviously, he was a fan favorite, but it was a move necessary making, um but to go back to the Dave Gettleman thing, I mean, everyone just absolutely shat on him like everyone gave him so much ****.
You trade away the 3rd and 5th trade away.
The 3rd and 5th.
This guy was once he's young.
First of all, Leonard Williams is young.
I think he's I think he's the oldest guy in the defense.
Might be 27 years old.
Might be even 26.
He's a young guy.
He's also a NOL Pro one time All Pro or Pro Bowl, or I'm not sure either of the two.
Maybe Nick in the in the comments and let me know.
2016 All Pro or Pro Bowl trouble? Okay, Eso He's a Pro Bowl or 2016.
He's clearly capable and listen.
He took him a little bit of time toe to kind of settle into the system, but now he's great.
Now he's probably the third best player on the defensive, not second best after Bradbury, Him and Martinez.
A huge parts of this defense, and he does a lot for the defense.
I think he's probably the most slept on out of the three to make the Pro Bowl, but I think that stats don't mean everything, and he really deserves to be there because he's a presence and and Dave Gettleman, that was a good trade.
That was a good trade, definitely.
Now I guess right now, hopefully I will admit that I was very much against it.
But, you know, with stats there and his, you know, the eye test tells you that he's been playing well.
He's been playing well So the next guy, Lake Martinez.
Three years, 30 million contract.
A lot of people who wanted Joe Schobert.
A lot of people wanted Corey Littleton.
They're doing bad in the respected spots right now. Martinez.
I think he's getting in problem.
Or Williams? Yeah, I I agree with you that Williams is probably the sleeper of the three, but now I think that all three deserve it because it's a great unit.
Um, I'll also admit I was one of those guys.
I did not think I didn't even think Blake Martinez was in the conversation.
First of all, back.
And remember exactly when he signed both of those guys signed one day, I was actually on an airplane, but, ah, just to go back to that, Um, I did want Corey Littleton outfit.
That was a bad call.
Blake Martinez is frickin awesome.
He just There were.
There were questions I remember coming into the season about his past coverage abilities and zone and covering the ball.
But first of all, he hasn't been that bad.
Second of all, even if he was atrocious, I mean, he makes more than makes up for it on the run stopping game and the Q B pressures, and he's picked up a couple sacks.
I mean, tackles for loss.
He's a great player.
Blake Martinez is a great young player.
I'm happy we got him for so cheap years.
Yeah, definitely an upgrade.
And I mean, listen, you have a potential Pro Bowler that you're paying $10 million a year.
Listen, it's not cheap, but it's not.
That's a good deal.
You combine him. Yeah.
You combine him with a guy like with, like again, I'm obviously gushing about.
Michael Parsons is the third time I've mentioned them, but you combine Blake Martinez with a guy like Michael Parsons, whose another do it all guy who could blitz the quarterback.
I mean, if you look at Michael Parsons, stats of Syria is like five sacks, five tackles for loss, five passes.
The defense, five forced fumbles like I mean from last year.
Sorry, he opted out, but if you look at the stats, he's another do it all guy like that.
He just kind of just is everywhere.
And, uh, I think if you pair those two guys together, the Giants defense man Giants defense Could could be so great they had if they had another playmaking linebacker like Martinez plus plus a cornerback, too.
DeAndre Baker really did kill them, fortunately, and unfortunately, he want.
I wouldn't say, unfortunately, is not guilty, but like they mismanaged that situation.
But there was no win win situation there, especially dealing with media.
But Blake Martinez? Um, stats wise.
He has 96 tackles so far to 10 games.
Let's see, he has five quarterback hits and he's probably gonna reach his career high and quarterback hits is well, um, low missed tackle percentage, which is really good.
And also he has to sad X and five pressure.
So that bad from him, he was mad.
Thanks to be proud.
I'm from last year, which is pretty good, and he didn't have, like, the best season last year.
But ah, lot of people wanna attack his, uh, his ability cover.
He's not really a cover guy.
That's why you get Micah Parsons.
That's why I wanted Isaiah Simmons, in my opinion, uh, going back Thio my pots.
Earlier, when I started this podcast, he's allowed 41 completions, apparently on 51 targets this year with 366 yards allowed in 80 point for completion percentage.
But honestly, I would have to look back at the film again.
Maybe its own coverage. Maybe its main coverage.
But you know, people really look at that.
They and I have really hurt anyone to attack his past coverage because he's been so good in the run game. It just makes up for it.
I mean, I I said my piece on Martinez.
I'm ready to talk about the man, the myth, the legend.
Well, um, you know Yes. Yes.
I thought you were gonna say Broad.
Based on only one chick season against the Chicago Bears.
But again, he should have so got a special teams player of the week against the Cowboys.
Iraq from 50 plus three.
I don't know how he didn't get it.
Listen, all I'm going to say about Graham Gano is that the second he hit that game, winning 61 yard or 63 yard, I'm not sure at Met Life Stadium to beat us.
I was like this guy is the real deal.
Then he had Yeah, no, but he had a couple of years ago.
He had a time expired. Toe win.
Yeah, uh, that life that Carolina and one in midlife.
So that one, those were both heartbreakers.
But he's the real deal, man.
I mean, I'm just so happy they extended him.
I'm really happy they extended him because kicker kicker matters, you know, kicker matters.
And it looked like we had our guy with all drink for a little bit there, and then he kind of just spiraled the **** out of control.
So, I mean, I'm just happy.
I'm just happy we got our guy were extended.
It's not a position like, Come on.
If you're who the hell wants toe? Worry about a kicker.
You know, you got your guy.
You signed them.
I'm just happy they extended If you if it wasn't for good. No.
And if it wasn't like, let's just say we had, like, an average to below average kicker, maybe like yeah, you would not, You would be literally I don't know, 32nd in the league in offense right now? Probably.
Probably even excellent.
Wouldn't one half of our game is probably gonna know has, you know, I'm hesitant to say, because I don't want to jinx anything.
But, you know, has he's been automatic.
He's an automatic rain or shine winder Winter.
Calm down, up Doesn't matter, right? Hash left Hash does not matter where he has been automatic very much. So again.
As I said, he's made everyone of his extra points, and the only funeral he missed was a 57 yarder against the Bears.
But again, if you go to points, totals wouldn't have done much there.
I mean, what was? If he makes that kick, it's 13 to 17.
So and and, you know, cornerback to blew us up that game, amongst other things.
So quarterback to blow us up a title games against Chicago.
Let's see what else against a little bit against Philly.
Yeah, I there's there's not a player in the league I hate more than Isaac you. Adam.
There's not a player in the league.
I hate more. We don't have any alternatives.
That's the ****ing sad part.
Like, yeah, I don't play well last week, but like, let's just say he didn't play Madre Harper and I don't know who else is behind him.
I don't even know.
There's actually sorry.
There is one guy I hate more than Yacht Emmett's Ryan Lewis, who, besides, for Evan Ingram's drop on third down, lost us the game against Philly with the penalty on 13 15? Yeah, yeah, No, First it was.
First, it was the penalty.
Not many people remember that.
Everyone says that the people of John Hightower departed John Hightower, which was 30 15.
It was 13 15, the Giants to close out the game.
B J Hill racks up a sack and you get a holding call on Isaac. Got him.
I mean, you got a holding call on Ryan Lewis and then the very next.
You know, the very next player.
Two plays later, Hightower takes a deep to put him into scoring position.
That was just I was like, **** this guy.
He got me livid.
Uh, okay, let's let's talk about a good corner.
Yeah, let's talk about a good corner.
A big look at his, obviously most.
That doesn't matter.
Of 32 total tackles, no tackles for loss can.
That doesn't really, uh, leads the league with 14 pass deflections.
Hey, has three interceptions on the year has allowed a 57.
4 completion percentage is very good.
384 yards and a passer rating of 72.
Again, All good stats.
Another e would say checkpoint, not Checkpoint.
Uh, good day, gentlemen.
Again, people are not gonna give him.
But that's the reason this team stepped up this season if he didn't make the signings of him.
Because you take a look at this to, um, a lot of people listen to Pff.
I don't But someone made the comparison.
Blake Martinez and James Bradberry have better grades than Cory Littleton, Joe Schobert and, uh, Byron Jones.
So you know, a gentleman must have done something right there.
But a lot of people obviously want to jinx the fact that all this is Gettleman and also to know that he's just trying to save his job like Jerry Reese.
So but you're actually building for the future, not your building through.
Actually, that's that's where I disagree.
Sorry. I'm gonna have to interject. That's right.
I think Dave Gettleman knows exactly what he's doing, and I don't think he's trying to save his job at all.
I think he actually might even know that he's really banking on them to make the playoffs, because if they don't make the playoffs will probably get fired.
And within 23 years, there'll be a good team on the foundation that he built.
Yeah, that's just my opinion.
Look what Look what he's brought.
He's brought the great coaching staff.
He's brought a good.
He's built together a good defense of all young guys, all guys that he brought in the offensive line of the future.
Looks at You got Lamu.
You got Hernandez got parent.
You've got Thomas Gates looks to be playing well.
You got Barkley, you got Jones and I mean, they're missing a couple more pieces before they could be a good team, a couple more pieces in a kind of experience and coaching.
But I think Dave Gettleman is a martyr and I don't think he's trying to save his job at all.
I think he's hoping that his job gets saved by the making the playoffs.
I'm miraculously let's hear the NFC used to so terrible, but I think he knows that it's a it takes time your confidence and judge? Yeah, he definitely has conference.
I don't know anyone in that.
I haven't seen one.
****ysts say, since since judge has started coaching the games, Obviously heading into the season, everyone would say, Listen, he's got the good mentality.
But we've never seen him coaching game since week three or four.
Since he's been coaching games.
I don't haven't seen anybody take a crap on Joe Judge at all in the media.
He's good, right? Uh, like, maybe two kid that it's of He? Yeah, he's still here.
Yeah, it's breaking up a little bit.
I'm, like, really delayed motor to three under rated candidates.
Well, they have alternatives this year because there is no trouble, Right? What? Yeah, I said, yeah.
Yeah, you should have.
It's very It's very delicious.
You don't handle it.
It was the late.
Yeah, like when I say something, you start talking like I'm saying something right now, you're gonna hear in, like, 25 seconds.
Why? I heard you right now when you said it.
All right, so I guess we're back.
I guess we're back.
Big Blue interrupted all right? Yeah.
So our first underrated candidate Israeli Dixon.
Let's see his longest point.
I believe it's 71 yards this year.
That was last game against Philly.
Um, again, he's been very, very good this season.
Last season again.
Another, I would say Underrated move by Dave Gettleman Even though it's punter and everybody belittles it, uh, again, Very good move.
Let's see if I could get his amount of how many he's got inside 20 But I don't think I get that, to be honest with you.
Ah, all right. Whatever.
Let's just let's just let's just run.
Let's just run through my think we're losing viewers anyway.
So and then the final one. Dalvin Tomlinson.
Uh, let's see how many Q B hits he has on the year seven gonna match up to neck.
Uh, last season's total of nine Q B hits.
He has five tackles for a loss, not to mention 1.
What are the what are the what are his run stop numbers? Because because that's really where he's That's the bread and butter for him.
I don't have, like the amount of run stops, but the amount of tackles for a loss he has.
He's about five, which matches his 2018 total.
But again, he practices.
Wanna have ***? 35 total tackles, four quarterback knockdowns into hurry.
So again, he's underrated parts that I totally agree.
I mean, I'm gonna sorry to interrupt you again, but I'm gonna just say Delvin is the type of guy who you don't realize how good he is until he's gone.
But he's just been, he's just a good player.
He stops to Ronnie the big presence upfront, and I think he's his best season up till date was 2018, and I think he's matching it and if not better, And I think the reason for that success is that Patrick Graham is back.
Many people don't know.
Patrick Graham was the the defensive line coach for the Giants up until his last season with the Giants was Dolphins rookie season.
And that's what kind of gave Dalvin that huge boost as a rookie because if Calvin if that plays bad 2017 and then his numbers 2018 19 or not that good? The Giants may have moved on, you know? Well, 2019 numbers were actually, um is actually probably his best 2017 was really good to apologies.
I don't know that.
5 sacks, but 2018 was absolutely nothing he didn't even have a quarterback had I don't think in 2018, obviously, you know, enter the so called genius, but I hated him.
It's gonna be really interesting for the Giants as a decision this offseason because you have to decide with a lot of players on contract Leonard Williams or Dalvin Tomlinson.
And we don't know how much Tomlinson is gonna come in.
Well, he command big money.
Well, he commanded maybe a discount.
But Williams, he's definitely promising right now.
A lot of people prefer him over.
If I would, I would definitely keep both.
But again, I don't think that's gonna happen, because I think they I don't know how much they have with the Nate solder contract rolling over because of his opt out, which, unfortunately that really killed us.
By the way that really killed, Maybe they could Maybe you could buy a mad or something.
There's no place for next year.
You're gonna have your set.
Offensive line? Yeah.
We're gonna rotate Nate solder. Yeah, totally.
Nobody said that. But, you know, that would just be a stupid idea.
Yeah, you might as well just caught him.
You can't trade him unless you a team will be willing to take on that contract, right? Pretty much. All right.
That was a bad That was a bad move by Jerry Reese.
That was a gentleman.
Was it, gentlemen? Yeah.
That was a bad move right there.
I mean, he was trying to fix it, uh, to get Eric flowers of that spot.
But again, that really works they didn't bring. All right.
Yeah, I see the season you had last year giving up 11 sacks and forcing most of ****ing Daniel Jones humble.
I mix up that I mix up that made soldier signing with that whole there was that one day, like, literally one of the most.
Besides, obviously, for the two Super Bowls, probably the most hyped day of my entire Giants tandem was that day when the Giants had all that money, and they just went out generous. Jenkins.
Olivier, Vernon e.
I don't even remember.
Yeah, Damon Harrison.
That was just a great, great day That was so fun on.
They were promising, but yeah, and I always mix up, soldier.
I always forget that he wasn't involved in that whole.
You know what a lot of people forget? Is that, uh, even though he's, like, 37.
38 now Andrew Whitworth.
He could have signed with the Giants and actually had interest in signing with the Giants.
But no, Jerry Reese didn't want to do that.
He wanted Eric Flowers at left back.
And people could have.
Still where it could have still done with that because Gettleman tried fixing the recent problems.
Yeah, so pretty much gonna wrap it up from there.
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