Giants Vs. Falcons, Pro Football Focus Review

We have done it all season, so we might as well keep right on doing the weekly Pro Football Focus review of the Giants' performance, this time in the 24-2 thrashing of the Atlanta Falcons in a Wild-Card playoff game. I know none of this raeally matters -- only the 'W' is important, but let's go through it, anyway.

OFFENSE

Eli Manning (+4.3)
Jake Ballard (+2.6)
Hakeem Nicks (+2.1)
Ahmad Bradshaw (+2.0)
Mario Manningham (+1.8)
Brandon Jacobs (+1.7)
David Diehl (+1.4) ... PFF notes that this is the first time Diehl has graded positively while playing tackle this season.
Danny Ware (-1.2)
Victor Cruz (-1.7)
Chris Snee (-3.7)
Kareem McKenzie (-5.6)

DEFENSE

Justin Tuck (+3.2)
Chris Canty (+2.6)
Chase Blackburn (+1.9)
Corey Webster (+1.7)
Jason Pierre-Paul (+1.5)
Rocky Bernard (+1.5)
Jacquian Williams (+1.1)
Dave Tollefson (-1.6)

Here is PFF on the Giants' defense:

"The greatest parallel being drawn between the current Giants and their last Superbowl victory is the form of their defensive line at a crucial moment. The similarities are striking and that they were able to get contributions from as far down the depth chart as Rocky Bernard (+1.5) shows how dangerous this unit is."

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