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Webster's Dictionary Definition of Playmaker

Webster's Dictionary Definition of Playmaker

It was all-too apparent last season: After Amani Toomer went down to a knee injury, there was absolutely no one the Giants could turn to for help in the passing game.

Plaxico Burress was given special attention by opposing defenses and so was Jeremy Shockey. Eli Manning looked downfield and no one was able to emerge as a target. This coming season, the Giants envision Steve Smith filling that role, which is why they used their second-round pick on the productive receiver from USC. "If they're going to take away 17 (Burress) and they're going to take away... Recommended Stories

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