This offseason, the New York Giants’ focus has rested on adding a tight end and ensuring the return of their top cornerback, Terrell Thomas, while bolstering the secondary with depth to protect themselves from injuries such as those that depleted their roster during the 2011 season.
Heading into the 2012 NFL draft, it has been speculated that the Giants will address what are believed to be their most pressing remaining needs—the linebacker and running back positions.
However, there are a few other positions on the roster that may be just as significant in warranting the Giants' attention this offseason. This has become especially so, when considering the age and injury history of much of the defending Super Bowl champions’ starters on both sides of the football.
The Giants have had stability at most of these positions for some time, which may be reason for why their needs have been mildly discussed. Moving forward this offseason, though, the following positions will require the Giants’ attention.