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2008 New York Giants

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC East Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.4, Offense: 5.5, Defense: 2.8, SoS: 0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 427 points (26.7/g), 3rd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 294 points (18.4/g), 5th.
 Differential of 133 points (8.3/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.3-4.7.

Coach: Tom Coughlin (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Spagnuolo
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Sullivan (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: SUNY Albany (Albany, New York)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Eli Manning* 27 4 16 289 for 479, 3,238 yards, 21 td, 10 int, & 20 rushes for 10 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 1st pick / 2004
RB Brandon Jacobs 26 3 13 219 rushes for 1,089 yards, 15 td, & 6 catches for 36 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 4th / 110th pick / 2005
FB Madison Hedgecock 27 3 10 1 rush for 0 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 52 yards and 1 td St. Louis Rams / 7th / 251st pick / 2005
WR Plaxico Burress 31 8 9 35 catches for 454 yards, 4 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 2000
WR Amani Toomer 34 12 12 48 catches for 580 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 1996
TE Kevin Boss 24 1 15 33 catches for 384 yards, 6 td New York Giants / 5th / 153rd pick / 2007
LT David Diehl 28 5 16 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 160th pick / 2003
LG Rich Seubert 29 7 16 1 fumble recovered
C Shaun O'Hara* 31 8 16
RG Chris Snee*+ 26 4 16 New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 2004
RT Kareem McKenzie 29 7 16 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 79th pick / 2001
 Defensive Starters
LDE Justin Tuck*+ 25 3 16 12.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 74th pick / 2005
NT Barry Cofield 24 2 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 124th pick / 2006
RDT Fred Robbins 31 8 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 2000
RDE Mathias Kiwanuka 25 2 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 32nd pick / 2006
LLB Danny Clark 31 8 15 Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 245th pick / 2000
MLB Antonio Pierce 30 7 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Chase Blackburn 25 3 8 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LCB Aaron Ross 26 1 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 20th pick / 2007
RCB Corey Webster 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2005
SS James Butler 26 3 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Michael Johnson 24 1 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 7th / 224th pick / 2007
 Special Teams Starters
K John Carney* 44 20 0 35 of 38 field goals & 38 of 38 extra points
P Jeff Feagles* 42 20 0 64 punts for a 44.0 average, 0 blocked
PR Domenik Hixon 24 1 7 24 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 4th / 130th pick / 2006
KR Ahmad Bradshaw 22 1 0 39 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td New York Giants / 7th / 250th pick / 2007

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
93 Jay Alford 25 dt 16 3 280 6-2 Penn St. 5/28/1983 1 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 81st pick / 2007
57 Chase Blackburn 25 RLB 16 8 247 6-3 Akron 6/10/1983 3 5
77 Kevin Boothe 25 16 0 300 6-5 Cornell 7/5/1983 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 176th pick / 2006
89 Kevin Boss 24 TE 15 15 255 6-7 Western Oregon 1/11/1984 1 4 New York Giants / 5th / 153rd pick / 2007
44 Ahmad Bradshaw 22 KR 15 0 195 5-11 Marshall 3/19/1986 1 3 New York Giants / 7th / 250th pick / 2007
17 Plaxico Burress 31 WR 10 9 226 6-5 Michigan St. 8/12/1977 8 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 2000
37 James Butler 26 SS 15 14 210 6-3 Georgia Tech 9/7/1982 3 7
5 John Carney* 44 K 15 0 180 5-11 Notre Dame 4/20/1964 20 4
8 David Carr 29 3 0 215 6-3 Fresno St. 7/21/1979 6 1 Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2002
55 Danny Clark 31 LLB 16 15 248 6-2 Illinois 5/9/1977 8 7 Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 245th pick / 2000
73 Jeremy Clark 25 4 0 305 6-2 Alabama 9/6/1983 Rook 0
96 Barry Cofield 24 NT 15 15 305 6-3 Northwestern 3/19/1984 2 7 New York Giants / 4th / 124th pick / 2006
51 Zak DeOssie* 24 16 0 245 6-4 Brown 5/24/1984 1 3 New York Giants / 4th / 116th pick / 2007
66 David Diehl 28 LT 16 16 315 6-5 Illinois 9/15/1980 5 13 New York Giants / 5th / 160th pick / 2003
35 Kevin Dockery 24 db 13 1 188 5-8 Mississippi St. 1/8/1984 2 1
22 Reuben Droughns 30 12 0 207 5-11 Oregon 8/21/1978 7 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 81st pick / 2000
18 Jeff Feagles* 42 P 16 0 215 6-1 Miami (FL) 3/7/1966 20 2
54 Jonathan Goff 23 5 0 238 6-2 Vanderbilt 12/12/1985 Rook 0 New York Giants / 5th / 165th pick / 2008
39 Madison Hedgecock 27 FB 16 10 266 6-3 North Carolina 8/27/1981 3 1 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 251st pick / 2005
87 Domenik Hixon 24 PR 16 7 192 6-2 Akron 10/8/1984 1 7 Denver Broncos / 4th / 130th pick / 2006
27 Brandon Jacobs 26 RB 13 13 256 6-4 Southern Illinois 7/6/1982 3 9 New York Giants / 4th / 110th pick / 2005
84 Darcy Johnson 25 te 16 2 252 6-5 Central Florida 2/11/1983 2 1
20 Michael Johnson 24 FS 16 16 205 6-3 Arizona 5/9/1984 1 7 New York Giants / 7th / 224th pick / 2007
53 Bryan Kehl 24 lb 16 2 234 6-2 BYU 6/16/1984 Rook 3 New York Giants / 4th / 123rd pick / 2008
97 Mathias Kiwanuka 25 RDE 16 16 260 6-5 Boston Col. 3/8/1983 2 9 New York Giants / 1st / 32nd pick / 2006
26 Sammy Knight 33 9 0 215 6-0 USC 9/10/1975 11 1
61 Adam Koets 24 1 0 298 6-5 Oregon St. 1/7/1984 1 0 New York Giants / 6th / 190th pick / 2007
29 Sam Madison 34 7 0 185 5-11 Louisville 4/23/1974 11 1 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1997
10 Eli Manning* 27 QB 16 16 218 6-4 Mississippi 1/3/1981 4 12 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 1st pick / 2004
82 Mario Manningham 22 8 0 185 6-0 Michigan 5/25/1986 Rook 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 2008
88 Michael Matthews 25 te 16 5 270 6-4 Georgia Tech 10/9/1983 1 0
95 Jerome McDougle 30 4 0 264 6-2 Pittsburg St.,Miami (FL) 12/15/1978 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 15th pick / 2003
67 Kareem McKenzie 29 RT 16 16 327 6-6 Penn St. 5/24/1979 7 8 New York Jets / 3rd / 79th pick / 2001
25 R.W. McQuarters 32 10 0 198 5-10 Oklahoma St. 12/21/1976 10 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1998
52 Edmond Miles 24 2 0 227 5-11 Iowa 7/6/1984 1 0
83 Sinorice Moss 25 10 0 185 5-8 Miami (FL) 12/28/1983 2 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 2006
60 Shaun O'Hara* 31 C 16 16 306 6-3 Rutgers 6/23/1977 8 13
21 Kenny Phillips 22 db 16 3 208 6-2 Miami (FL) 11/24/1986 Rook 2 New York Giants / 1st / 31st pick / 2008
58 Antonio Pierce 30 MLB 15 15 240 6-1 Arizona 10/26/1978 7 8
98 Fred Robbins 31 RDT 14 14 325 6-4 Wake Forest 3/25/1977 8 7 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 2000
31 Aaron Ross 26 LCB 15 15 193 6-1 Texas 9/15/1982 1 7 New York Giants / 1st / 20th pick / 2007
65 Grey Ruegamer 32 16 0 310 6-4 Arizona St. 6/11/1976 8 1 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1999
69 Rich Seubert 29 LG 16 16 305 6-5 West. Illinois 3/30/1979 7 8
12 Steve Smith 23 wr 16 4 195 6-0 USC 5/6/1985 1 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 2007
76 Chris Snee*+ 26 RG 16 16 314 6-3 Boston Col. 1/18/1982 4 15 New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 2004
24 Terrell Thomas 23 db 12 2 197 6-1 USC 1/8/1985 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2008
71 Dave Tollefson 27 13 0 263 6-4 NW Missouri St. 5/19/1981 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 253rd pick / 2006
81 Amani Toomer 34 WR 16 12 208 6-3 Michigan 9/8/1974 12 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 1996
91 Justin Tuck*+ 25 LDE 16 16 268 6-5 Notre Dame 3/29/1983 3 18 New York Giants / 3rd / 74th pick / 2005
9 Lawrence Tynes 30 2 0 202 6-1 Troy 5/3/1978 4 0
34 Derrick Ward 28 rb 16 3 233 5-11 Fresno St.,Ottawa (KS) 8/30/1980 4 12 New York Giants / 7th / 235th pick / 2004
28 Danny Ware 23 6 0 225 6-1 Georgia 2/18/1985 1 0
23 Corey Webster 26 RCB 16 16 204 6-0 LSU 3/2/1982 3 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2005
59 Gerris Wilkinson 25 rlb 8 5 240 6-3 Georgia Tech 4/5/1983 2 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 96th pick / 2006
99 Renaldo Wynn 34 16 0 292 6-3 Notre Dame 9/3/1974 11 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 21st pick / 1997
Team Total 27.4 16 242.0 6-2.2 4.3