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Giants get passing grades for ‘05: Defense

Giants get passing grades for ‘05: Defense

Ok, fans. It's time for the Giants final report card. And just remember that the players are being graded on their entire season's body of work, not just the terrible playoff game that ended the year prematurely. Players not listed received incompletes.

Here goes the defense: Michael Strahan – Back in the Pro Bowl where he belongs, Strahan was still the key member of New York's defense. He reached double-digit sacks as usual, and provided the stellar run defense and leadership that New York has come to expect. He put to rest any questions there were that he'd be able to bounce back from the first serious injury of his career. Grade: A- Osi... Recommended Stories

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