According to the 2011 records, the New York Giants have the toughest schedule for the 2012 season. I am here to tell you the road to a repeat will be tough, but the schedule will not be as bad as you think.
A couple of incidents have made two of the teams on the schedule not as good as advertised, and some of the teams that performed well last year will take a step back.
A lot of it also has to do with how the Giants did in free agency and the draft, which I'll get to. Here are five reasons why the schedule may be easier than it seems at first glance.