The fallout from Jason Pierre-Paul's injury will have a widespread impact on the New York Giants defense over the next three months.
He's the team's best defensive player, and he will reportedly be sidelined until September after undergoing back surgery, per ESPN's Adam Schefter:
Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul is undergoing back surgery this morning in LA with Dr. Watkins. Belief is he should be ready for September.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 4, 2013
With JPP out, some unproven G-Men defenders will find themselves in a prime position to make a push up the depth chart, while established veterans will be forced to boost their production.
Here's a list of the Giants affected most by Pierre-Paul's absence.
(Note: Ranked in terms of importance.)