2013 Record: 7-9
Notable Losses: Andre Brown, Justin Tuck, David Diehl (retirement), Chris Snee (retirement), Hakeem Nicks, Linval Joseph
Notable Gains: Mario Manningham, J.D. Walton, Robert Ayers, Rashad Jennings, Walter Thurmond, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Charles Brown, John Jerry, Zack Bowman, Jameel McClain, Geoff Schwartz
Draft Class: Odell Beckham Jr., Weston Richburg, Jay Bromley, Andre Williams, Nat Berhe, Devon Kennard, Bennett Jackson
The Facts: Eli Manning had the worst year of his career last year, throwing 25 interceptions. He should improve on that number with a new offense under Mike McAdoo. I still have questions about the Giants offense, though.
For starters their most experienced tight end only has three more catches than Crockett Gillmore. Also, their running back stable consists of David Wilson, whose latest injury might prove career-ending, Rashad Jennings, whose career isn't exactly indicative of being able to function as a workhorse, and rookie Andre Williams.
Also their starting guards could be Geoff Schwartz and John Jerry. But they have decent tackles in Will Beatty and Justin Pugh and J.D. Walton should be an upgrade over David Baas. They also have a good wide receiver corps in Victor Cruz, Jerrel Jernigan, Reuben Randle, Mario Manningham and Odell Beckham Jr.
They solidified their secondary by signing Walter Thurmond, Zack Bowman and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (providing he gives the effort). It's their defensive line I'm concerned about, however. Justin Tuck and Linval Joseph were two big losses the Giants had on the defensive line and Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't look like the same guy he was in 2011. That being said the Giants defense could be great if their young defensive linemen contribute and Jason Pierre-Paul returns to form.
If you disagree with my assessment and ranking remember: Unless it's something crazy, your guess is as good as mine.