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New York Giants' roster power rankings: Rating the Giants from 1-53, Week 15

Eli Manning
Eli Manning

Here are this week's New York Giants' roster power rankings. As you might expect running back David Wilson made a pretty big leap up the board.

1. Eli Manning -- Four more touchdown passes Sunday. LW: 1

2. Jason Pierre-Paul -- JPP did not have any sacks of Drew Brees, but he had eight hurries and one hit, plus six tackles, He was a force. LW: 5

3. Victor Cruz -- Back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons. LW: 3

4. Hakeem Nicks -- You have to admire the toughness the guy is displaying. He isn't 100 percent, but he is still making huge plays for Manning. LW: 4

5. Ahmad Bradshaw -- Switches places with JPP after David Wilson's coming out party. LW: 2

6. Antrel Rolle -- The longer Rolle is a Giant the more I think I appreciate him. He had a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a deflected pass that turned into an interception Sunday. On top of those things he is a guy who willingly plays where needed, and is as much of a leader on the defense as anyone the Giants have. LW: 6

7. Will Beatty -- continues to be solid as a rock on the left end of the Giants' offensive line. LW: 7

8. Chris Snee -- Quietly having an excellent year. LW: 11

9. Chase Blackburn -- Wasn't great against the Saints. LW: 8

10. Linval Joseph -- Only played 39 snaps against the Saints as the Giants went a lot more with extra defensive ends. LW: 9

11. Martellus Bennett -- Five more catches on Sunday, and 49 for the season. LW: 13

12. Lawrence Tynes -- Missed a 36-yard field goal on Sunday. Hasn't been quite as automatic lately. LW: 10

13. Stevie Brown -- Two more interceptions. He is second in the league with seven, and also has two fumble recoveries. The Giants haven't had a guy who finds the football like this for a long time. LW: 15

14. Michael Boley -- I know the numbers say he made 10 tackles on Sunday vs. the Saints. There weren't any impact plays, though. LW: 12

15. Prince Amukamra -- The numbers say he is the Giants' best cornerback, but the giants have yet to give him that kind of responsibility. LW: 14

16. Kevin Boothe -- Has played very well for several weeks now, and has a +7.1 grade from Pro Football focus for the season. LW: 19

17. Osi Umenyiora -- Had the only sack of Drew Brees on Sunday, but otherwise was pretty invisible. LW: 17

18. Justin Tuck -- He is giving effrt, he just doesn't seem to be what he once was LW: 18

19. David Baas -- Seems like an OK center. Not great, not awful. Ranks 25th out of 37 centers graded this season by Pro Football Focus. LW: 20

20. Henry Hynoski -- I think he should go to the Pro Bowl. I also wish the Giants would give him the ball a little more often. LW: 21

21. Kenny Phillips -- He isn't playing, and both Stevie Brown and Will Hill are playing well. LW: 16

22. David Wilson -- As great as he was Sunday it's tough for me to push him higher than this when you consider his full body of work. LW: 31

23. Corey Webster -- Just doesn't seem to be the guy he used to be. LW: 22

24. David Diehl -- Played well Sunday. Giants need for him to continue doing that. LW: 27

25. Domenik Hixon -- Returned against New Orleans and was a huge asset. He caught three passes for 30 yards and returned two punts for an average of 9.5 yards per return.

26. Mathias Kiwanuka -- Has played at defensive end exclusively for a few weeks now. Still, had little to no impact Sunday. LW: 24

27. Chris Canty -- I am still waiting for the old No. 99 to make an appearance. LW: 23

28. Steve Weatherford -- I didn't know where else to put him. LW: 26

29. Rocky Bernard -- Defensive tackles are playing less and less in the Giants' defensive scheme. He played only 20 of 72 defensive snaps on Sunday. LW: 29.

30. Bear Pascoe -- Just a steady guy who is a good player to have on the team. And he can do this. LW: 30

31. Jacquian Williams -- The Giants' most athletic linebacker, he held up well against tight end Jimmy Graham and running back Darren Sproles. LW: 45

32. Will Hill -- Played 41 snaps on Sunday and did a nice job covering Graham. LW: 37

33. Keith Rivers -- Will this be a one-and-done year as a Giant for Rivers? LW: 33

34. Reuben Randle -- Lost snaps on offense to Domenik Hixon, lost his punt return job to Hixon and has been replaced on kickoff returns by Jerrel Jernigan. Maybe he can get some of those snaps the Giants are wasting on Ramses Barden. LW: 29

35. Jayron Hosley -- Played a bit at the end when Prince Amukamara went out, but his role has really been mostly eliminated the past couple of weeks. LW: 34

36. Jerrel Jernigan -- His 60-yard kickoff return was the first impact play of his two years with the Giants. He has passed Ramses Barden by on the wide receiver depth chart, and seems to have passed Reuben Randle on the kickoff return depth chart. LW: 39

37. Mark Herzlich -- Had a nice day Sunday on special teams. Moves down, though, only because some other players have to move up. LW: 35

38. Zak DeOssie -- A better week snapping this time around. LW: 38

39. Tyler Sash -- Even when he gets healthy, you get the feeling Will Hill has flown past him on the safety depth chart. LW: 36

40. Spencer Paysinger -- He's important to the Giants' coverage teams. LW: 42

41. Adrian Tracy --You wonder what he could do with regular snaps on the defensive line. We may never know. LW: 43

42. Ramses Barden -- Had one nice game early in the season. Other than that he's been no help at all. LW: 44

43. Justin Tryon -- Yes, he is still on the team. LW: 41

44. James Brewer -- He is now the backup offensive tackle. Admittedly, no one really knows if that is a good or bad thing. LW: 49

45. Jim Cordle -- Atoned for his two special teams penalties against the Washington Redskins by coming up with a fumble recovery after a Jernigan muff of a kickoff. LW: 47

46. David Carr -- Could the Giants win a game with Carr if they needed to? LW: 46

47. Kregg Lumpkin -- Got a few third-down snaps for the second week in a row. Still hasn't had an impact. LW: 50

48. Travis Beckum -- Is there any way possible that Beckum is a Giant next season? LW: 44

49. Marvin Austin -- Pretty obvious the Giants don't think Austin can help them. LW: 48

50. Selvish Capers -- Actually played a couple of snaps. LW: Unranked

51. Adrien Robinson -- LW: 51

52. Adewale Ojomo -- LW: 52

53. Ryan Torain -- LW: 53