Though the NFL is the most team-oriented of the three major sports in this country, that does not mean some players aren't more important than others. Most would agree you need a good-to-great quarterback to win a Super Bowl.
But this article is about the other side of the ball. Who are the most important players on the New York Giants defense? You shouldn't be surprised by this list; last season, it was fairly obvious which players led the Giants to their fourth Super Bowl title.
Here are the five most important players on Big Blue's defense.