It's an end-of-summer tradition: post-preseason power rankings.
Here's a roundup of the rankings:
Giants rank: 10
Analysis: "The key is getting the pass rush back to what it used to be. I think Tom Coughlin does his best coaching when nobody has them as a conference favorite."
Giants rank: 15
Analysis: "Tom Coughlin's three favorite things: a) running late, b) a VHS copy of the 1999 AFC Championship Game, and c) running banks who fumble. Here's to New York Giants running back Andre Brown not getting the David Wilson treatment."
NFC East: Redskins (10), Giants (15), Cowboys (17), Eagles (26)
Giants rank: 12
Analysis: "Eli Manning says the Giants are ready for a bounce-back year after failing to reach the playoffs in 2012. He's ready, but is the defense? Stopping the run is a must."
NFC East: Redskins (8), Giants (12), Cowboys (15), Eagles (25)
Top 5: 49ers, Seahawks, Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Packers
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Giants rank: 13
Analysis: "Hakeem Nicks (had a) career-low 692 yards in 2012."
NFC East: Giants (13), Redskins (15), Cowboys (19), Eagles (27)
Top 5: Broncos, Seahawks, 49ers, Packers, Texans
Giants rank: 16
Analysis: "Victor Cruz got a contract extension, so that distraction is over."
NFC East: Redskins (6) Giants (16), Cowboys (20), Eagles (30)
Top 5: Texans, 49ers, Seahawks, Broncos, Ravens
Giants rank: 14
Analysis: "The Giants' pass defense was a joke by the end of last season, and it is hard to see why it will be much better this year. If New York can get back a feared pass rush, the sky is the limit for this team. However, I'm not jumping on that bandwagon until I see it happen."
NFC East: Redskins (12), Giants (14), Cowboys (15), Eagles (24)
Top 5: 49ers, Falcons, Broncos, Seahawks, Patriots
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