Giants Defense: Dominant Or Depleted

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Pete Flecha in NFL
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As we enter the sixth week of the NFL season, the 5-0 Giants prepare to face theiráfiercestáopponent to date, the 4-0 New Orleans Saints. á It seems that every article I read questions whether or not the "depleted" Giant Defense is capable of holding back theáfierceáoffensive attack of the Saints lead by Drew Brees. So I guess my question is, are the NY Giants dominant orádepleted? á The Giants are ranked first in the NFL in six defensive categories: À Fewest yards allowed per game (210.6)
À Fewest passing yards allowed per game (104.8)
À Fewest net passing yards allowed per play (3.74)
À Pass plays per sack (10.0)
À First downs per game (13.0)
À Third down efficiency (24.1 percent, 14 of 58). The Giants' defense has dominated four of the five games played thus ...

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