“Giant Killer”

October 1st, 2017

Real fear in New York about the Giants’ pickless defense and issues at cornerback

Before this season began, there was one clear truth regarding NFL defensive coordinators, most would crap their pants and shiver through the night contemplating how to match up against Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson.

Thankfully, that hasn’t changed.

Jackson would have eye-popping stats right now if America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, was on target in his throws to Jackson.

Evans is off to a good start.

The dual threat is there and Giants beat writer Art Stapleton of NorthJersey.com thinks Jackson is a major key to the game.

To put it quite simply, Jackson is a Giant killer. Big Blue certainly doesn’t need reminders of his punt return exploits from 2010 when he was with the Eagles. He threw a dagger with the Redskins last season. And as the complement to Evans, Jackson still has the kind of speed that will strike right at the pressure point of the Giants’ defense. If second-team All-Pro Janoris Jenkins travels with Evans, Eli Apple could find himself up against Jackson. Apple’s struggles against the deep ball so far this season have cost him several defensive pass interference fouls. The Giants could look to bump Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie outside to cover Jackson, but that might leave them vulnerable on the inside. How the Giants play this matchup could be a significant key to victory.

Not only is Eli Apple struggling, the Giants don’t have an interception in three games this season. (Hey, that’s Jameis’ kind of team!)

The ideal matchups certainly should be there for the Bucs in the passing game. To date, the Bucs’ pass protection has been strong overall. Sure, there have been a few breakdowns, but Jameis had time and opportunities. It’s a big reason he’s completed 66 percent of his passes this year.

17 Responses to ““Giant Killer””

  1. TheBucsAnthem Says:

    Eli Manning is Eli Manning

    He’s a two time superbowl winner for a reason.

    If this defense made Case Keenum look is Joe Montana………then it’s going to be really ugly today.

    Atleast we have brent grimes back……but that will mean nothing if our CFL cb ryan smith plays and our WAY-UNDERPERFORMING VHG3 is playing as well. Throw in toasting Chris Conte and you all can grasp the ugly picture.

  2. 44is88 Says:

    If the Bucs lose are we going to be consistent and start the Fire Dirk billboards?? I mean it should at least start the conversation right? isn’t that the Tampa Bay way? I mean this is his second year.

  3. WyomingBucsFan Says:

    I think it’s time for the Jameis, Vinny Testaverde comparisons. Hahaha! Go bucs!

  4. TheBucsAnthem Says:

    @ 44is88

    WHOA!!!! Pump yo brakes on firing dirk!!!!

    Dirk is a helluva coach……I believe the glazers will keep him around another year even if we don’t make the playoffs this year. The team is 1-1 and you’re talking about firings??????????

  5. WyomingBucsFan Says:

    Look for Jon Gruden to finally be rehired if this team unravels this year.

  6. TouchDownTampaBay Says:

    LOL at BucsAnthem! Are you related to Sheldon Cooper? He also has a difficult time picking up on sarcasm. SMH!

  7. P’cola Buc Says:

    Imagine the photo above with another beside them…Dalvin Cook, What balance that would have given the Bucs. Then again how do you pass on OJ Howard? I don’t believe the Bucs had any intention of keeping the Muscle Hampster but it appears to me they now have no choice. Doug Martin is one very lucky dude. Hindsight is certainly 20/20.

  8. 44is88 Says:

    Dude relax THEBUCSANTHEM!!! I was being sarcastic. LOL

  9. Roy T. Buford Says:

    Sad to say, Giants get well against the Bucs. That’s how it is with most teams that play ours.

  10. Guzzie Says:

    No way Giants go 0-4, sorry my fellow Bucs fans, only way is if Bad Eli shows up

  11. Chris@Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa Says:

    The Giants are 0 and 3
    However, they put up 24 points in one quarter against Philadelphia, and only lost on a last second 61 yard field goal.
    Our stadium will be full of their fans, unfortunately.
    We are certainly not going to beat the Patriots, so if we lose today, we will be 1-3 after the Patriots get done with us.
    If we win, we will be 2-2, after the Patriots game.
    I see this game as a must win for us.

  12. Bucs Fan Since '76 Says:

    Geez. The negativity without sound analysis is ridiculous. We are 1-1 and played dominating ball in our opener. It is the NFL so anything can happen but the Giants are bad and we should win handily. DK runs a pretty conservative game plan with an emphasis on the run. Jamie’s has a solid game and our D stiffens this week. We enter the NE game 2-1 with a bunch of hoopla over the Jamies vs. Brady matchup. That game is critical to determining who we really are as a team. Go Bucs!

  13. MadMax Says:

    Their minds are more on protests at the game than the game itself. Cancers, both of them. I hope they’re gone soon.

  14. unbelievable Says:

    Yea I really hope our 2 best wide receivers are gone too since they have a personal viewpoint I disagree with.

    That doesn’t sound idiotic or anything.

  15. LakeLandBuc Says:

    I hope we can match up with the Giants receivers.

  16. Steven007 Says:

    Mad Max? You sir are retarded.

  17. MadMax Says:

    ^ and you as well.