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Colts Key Matchup: Gandy vs Umenyiora

Osi Umenyiora (Getty)

Dylan Gandy is expected to start at LG in place of the injured Ryan Lilja against the Giants. And while he'll primarily see rookie Barry Cofield staring across the line at him, he's going to see plenty of Giants Pro Bowl DE Osi Umenyiora. Greg Talmage breaks down this interesting matchup...

Left guard Dylan Gandy versus defensive end Osi Umenyiora is not an every-down matchup, but one that needs to be watched closely nonetheless. The Giants love to scheme Umenyiora on stunts and loops so the elusive defensive end can be matched up against nominally slower guards. Additionally, defensive coordinator Tim Lewis will simply move Umenyiora inside on some passing downs, presenting a...

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