As the defending Super Bowl champions, the New York Giants struggled to play at a consistently high level in 2012. Whenever their fans started getting excited about this team, their delight inevitably turned to despair.
If you're a Giants fan searching for a silver lining as we move toward the 2013 season, you've come to the right place.
The Giants should be cautiously optimistic about their chances to climb back into contention. Here are five reasons why New York will be an improved team next season.