Giants' juggling act works at cornerback

Because of injury or quality of play, the Giants have juggled five starting cornerbacks this season. And guess what? They aren't worried about it, John Clayton writes.

Originally Published: January 22, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo turned himself into a hot NFL head-coaching candidate by making big changes to the way the team plays defense.

He creatively ramped up the pass rush by using four defensive ends in passing situations. He called more aggressive blitzes, many learned from Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson. In the secondary, the most welcome change was a switch to man-to-man coverage for cornerbacks.

The only problem with the Giants' ...

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