Blitz or play coverage? The Giants' defensive dilemma

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Blitz or play coverage? The Giants' defensive dilemma
Blitz or play coverage? The Giants' defensive dilemma

Fans of the New York Giants — and the Giants themselves — have been aching for a return to “Giants' Football” for nearly a decade now. What is “Giants' Football”? At its heart “Giants' Football” means defensive football. That doesn't necessarily mean a commitment to any particular scheme or personnel archetype. Those things are fluid and should change to reflect the shifting landscape of offensive football in the NFL. Offenses are constantly innovating to find novel ways to stress defenses, and so defenses must adapt with them. “Giants' Football” is more of a mindset than a scheme. It means fielding the kind of defense that gives offensive coordinators fits and keeps offensive players up at night.

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