There's talk about how the Giants are the best team in football.
Both maybe true. But the one thing that is fo-sho, is that the Giants are the best team when it comes to leaping over defenders.
(Eric, I didn't realize that was an accomplishment worthy of praise?)
It sure is. Particularly when two of the biggest offensive skill players for the Giants are doing it.
This is an opportunity 999 out of 1,000 tight ends would use to crush a man 50 pounds lighter. Just ask former Giants tight end Jeremy Shockey what he would do.
But no, Boss turned with the ball and hurdled the tackle-attempting, six-year, former Boise State product. And he did it cleanly. Mikell's helmet didn't appear to graze any part of Boss's legs or groin, meaning Boss elevated upwards of 4-to-5 feet off the ground.
But then I come to work, pop open the Giants-Eagles recap and the lead photo is of Brandon Jacobs jumping over another Eagles defensive back, all 5-10, 185 pounds of Asante Samuel. How I missed this during the game, I don’t know, but Brandon Jacobs weighs 79 pounds more than Samuel and is 6 inches taller. Again, primo opportunity to knock the snot out of an Eagles defensive back.
But no. The Giants, a team that's mastered the mechanics of run blocking and pass rushing, is now devoting energy to tackling the laws of physics. That’s the sign of a championship contender, my friends.
(Enter "leapfrogging over competition" line in t-minus 5, 4, 3...)
While the Giants leapfrog the competition figuratively and now, literally, it's important to note that the leapfrog isn't a precursor to any sort of success.
(When was that correlation EVER made?!)
Just ask how Knowshon Moreno how his Bulldogs fared after his famous Chippewa Churdle.
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