New York Giants' news and notes: Money poorly spent edition

The Giants didn't get their money's worth on defense in 2012 - USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants' notes for Friday, including a look at how the Giants spent their money last season.

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Good morning, New York Giants' fans. Here are your Friday morning links while you, like Tom Coughlin, adjust to life without Giants football.

How the Smartest NFL Teams Spend Money - WSJ.com
NFL rules that limit spending mean each franchise starts with virtually the same resources. But after analyzing the numbers, here are three lessons to take away.

Valentine's View: These are interesting. The most discouraging thing about the Giants' spending? They spent $65.8 million for defensive players, compared to $46.6 million on offense, and wound up with a defense ranked 31st in the league. No NFL team spent more money on defensive players.

Palladino: Stevie Brown Stood Out For The New York Giants In A Big Way " CBS New York

Giants anticipate subtle changes for 2013

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New York Giants final 2012 season grades - ESPN New York

RealGM Football: Team Rankings: Final NFL Team Rankings, 2012

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