clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Big Blue View podcast - Discussing the Giants’ defensive tackles

What can the Giants do about their DT dilemma?

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Giants face an agonizing decision when free agency opens: What to do about their defensive tackle position?

The Giants have sunk an incredible amount of resources into their defensive line over the last few seasons, and it paid dividends in 2020. The interior of their defensive line, with Leonard Williams, Dalvin Tomlinson, Dexter Lawrence III, B.J. Hill, and Austin Johnson, formed the strength of their defense. The Giants’ defensive line was able to completely frustrate opposing running games while combining with the secondary to make life difficult for opposing passers.

The problem for 2021 is that their two best players, Williams and Tomlinson, are both free agents and the Giants are in a salary cap bind. Joe DeLeone, Nick Falato, and I dive into the Giants’ DT dilemma and offer some possible paths forward in 2021.

In this podcast

  • A quick word on Kyle Van Noy
  • If the Giants have to choose, should they pick Leonard Williams or Dalvin Tomlinson?
  • What could the Giants do along the defensive interior in free agency or the draft?

How to subscribe

Whether you’re into the ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast, Nick Falato’s fantasy football previews and League-wide recaps, or you find ‘The Chris and Joe Show’ more to your liking, you can subscribe to Big Blue View Radio from the show’s home page, our Big Blue View Radio Hub Page and all of your favorite podcast apps:

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS | iHeart Radio

Finally, be sure to check out all of the shows across the expanding Vox Media Podcast Network.