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New York Giants once again led NFL in Adjusted Games Lost

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That's a very unfortunate three-peat for Big Blue.

Mykkele Thompson is tended to after tearing an Achilles tendon during the 2015 preseason
Mykkele Thompson is tended to after tearing an Achilles tendon during the 2015 preseason
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The New York Giants have not been good at very much the past three seasons, which we know because they have had three straight losing seasons. One thing they have been VERY GOOD at, however, is getting injured. The Giants have, in fact, been historically good in that department. Using Football Outsiders "Adjusted Games Lost" metric we now know that the Giants have the dubious -- and unwanted -- distinction of leading the league in AGL for the past three seasons.

The 2015 Giants were again the league's AGL leaders, losing a whopping 138.7 games to injury. The Washington Redskins (119.1) were the only other team to lose more than 100 games. In 2014, the Giants had a total of 137.2 Adjusted Games Lost.

FO calls the Giants an "AGL dynasty" in pointing out that no other team has even led in AGL in back-to-back seasons since 2000, much less done so three straight seasons.

Even if it qualifies as a bit of a cheap shot, which it does, Scott Kacsmar of FO penned a great by writing "there will not be a fireworks display to celebrate this unfathomable achievement."

Kacsmar also points out that the Giants have now been 22nd or worse in AGL for the past six seasons.

Will this unfortunate streak end in 2016? Nobody has that answer, nor does anyone have the answer as the why the injuries have hit the Giants so consistently. The Giants have a new strength and conditioning coach in Aaron Wellman. They have parted ways with oft-injured veteran players Jon Beason, Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty.

All Giants fans can do is cross their fingers and hope.