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Is Jason Pierre-Paul the most overrated Giant? Is Geoff Schwartz the most underrated? We look at players who fit those categories.

Geoff Schwartz
Geoff Schwartz
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The folks at ESPN recently put together lists of the most overrated and most underrated players in the NFL. No members of the New York Giants made either list, but that doesn't mean we can't ask the question. Which Giants do you believe are the most overrated? Most underrated?

Below you will find lists of players who logically seem to fit in either category. Use the comments to tell us who think the most overrated and underrated Giants are.


Jason Pierre-Paul -- Considered a dominant defensive player, but hasn't been that since his only great season in 2011 when he registered 16.5 sacks and was named an All-Pro. Still has the reputation of a player who could be great, but hasn't had anywhere near the production the past two seasons. Has just 8.5 sacks over those two years. The 2014 season will tell us a great deal about JPP.

Will Beatty -- Signed a five-year, $35-million contract before the 2013 season to be the Giants' long-term left tackle, then flopped miserably. After an excellent 2012 season Beatty was awful last season, earning a -6.4 Pro Football Focus grade, allowing 13 sacks (one-third of the Giants total) and surrendering 46 more quarterback pressures.

Antrel Rolle -- Just named No. 72 on the NFL Network Top 100 Players list, as voted by players. The question is simple -- is Rolle really that good? He is undeniably important to the Giants. He is undeniably a leader. He is undeniably a good player. He has, however, the reputation -- and the paycheck -- of a great player. Is he really that?


Geoff Schwartz -- The Giants signed the massive offensive guard to a four-year, $16.8-million contract as a free agent this offseason. The Giants are Schwartz's fourth professional team in six seasons, and this marks the third straight season he has changed teams. The seven games he started for the Kansas City Chiefs last season last season were the first games he started since 2010 with the Carolina Panthers. Yes, he missed the 2011 season with a hip injury, but how is that possible? Schwartz excels as a run-blocker and had a +15.3 overall grade from Pro Football Focus in 498 snaps last season. He has had a positive grade from PFF each season of his career. The 27-year-old Schwartz could be the team's best signing of the offseason.

Rashad Jennings -- After five NFL seasons the 29-year-old Jennings could just be coming into his own. He had career highs in yards, carries and receptions last season. He has averaged 4.3 yards per carry throughout his career and this could be the first time he gets an opportunity to be a featured back.


Who did I leave out? Who does not belong on the lists? Let us know in the comments.