The Giants offensive line has struggled quite some time now, dating back to Week 9 of last season. No coincidence that the week prior was the last we have seen of a dominant Chris Snee (he is still battling the hip labrum injury, one that seems destined to end his career). We have pointed to this on several occasions as the driving factor behind why the unit has struggled as a whole (and as individuals) since that time. The Giants lost an all-pro caliber player (PFF graded him out as such in 2012 from weeks 1-8) on the line and the effects were evident immediately. We all know how badly the unit bottomed out earlier this season. Although the group seems to have righted the ship in the last few weeks (settling in comfortably somewhere between below average and average), the loss of Snee seems to really have exposed some of the other players on the line.
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