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Pro Football Focus grades Giants effort vs. Colts

How do the grades look for the Giants following Saturday's game vs. Indianapolis? Here is Pro Football Focus's take.

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Ryan Nassib
Ryan Nassib
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Who played well and who did not Saturday during the New York Giants 27-26 preseason victory over the Indianapolis Colts? Let's turn to Pro Football Focus and find out what their grading system says about the Giants individual performances this week.



QB Ryan Nassib + 2.5
OL Dallas Reynolds +2.1
TE Kellen Davis +1.2


RB Kendall Gaskins -3.3
QB Eli Manning -3.1
QB Curtis Painter -3.1
OG John Sullen -3.1
OT Adam Gress -2.7
OG Geoff Schwartz -2.4

It can't be a surprise that Nassib has the best overall grade after his 11-for-15 performance. Even more impressively PFF says Nassib had a 92.9 Accuracy Percentage. Two of his incompletions were drops and one was a throwaway. ... Reynolds and Davis are both players who are probably on the roster bubble, and their performances Saturday helped their causes.

Gaskins did not help himself Saturday. The -1.3 he earned in pass blocking won't endear him to Tom Coughlin. ... The -2.4 accumulated by Geoff Schwartz, the player around whom the Giants are hoping to rebuild the center of their offensive line, is probably most concerning. ... Rookie offensive lineman Weston Richburg earned a +0.4 grade



S Cooper Taylor +2.2
LB Justin Anderson +2.2
LB Dan Fox +1.5
S Thomas Gordon +1.4
LB Spencer Adkins +1.3


CB Ross Weaver -4.3
DT Kelcy Quarles -3.2
CB Walter Thurmond -3.2
CB Trumaine McBride -2.1

The defense-best grade for Taylor makes his potentially season-ending foot injury even worse to stomach. ... Anderson caused a fumble and his +3.2 grade vs. the run was impressive. ... Saturday was a rough night for Thurmond, a better player than his grade showed. ... You can forgive McBride's grade since it was his first action.