Ten Players Who Need To Take "Giant" Steps in 2009

Kyle LanganAnalyst IMay 28, 2009

Ten Players Who Need To Take "Giant" Steps in 2009

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 10: Mathias Kiwanuka #97 of the New York Giants gets ready on the field during the game against the Carolina Panthers on December 10, 2006, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo By Grant Halverson/Getty I

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 21:  Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers on December 21, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

10. Aaron Ross

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    LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 30:  Aaron Ross #31 of the New York Giants celebrates after an interception with teammate James Butler #37 against the Washington Redskins during their game at FedEx Field on November 30, 2008 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Stre

9. Kevin Boss

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    GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 23: Tight end Kevin Boss #89 of the New York Giants celebrates after scoring on a ten yard touchdown pass play against the Arizona Cardinals on November 23, 2008 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Giants won

8. David Diehl

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 05:  David Diehl #66 of the New York Giants plays against Julian Peterson #98 of the Seattle Seahawks during their game on October 5, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

7. Ahmad Bradshaw

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 05:  Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants plays against the Seattle Seahawks during their game on October 5, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

6. Steve Smith

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    PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 26: Steve Smith #12 of the New York Giants makes a catch between Deshea Townsend #26 and Tyrone Carter #23 of the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 26, 2008 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Giants won 21-14. (Photo by Rick

5. Kenny Phillips

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 05:  Kenny Phillips #21 of the New York Giants tackles Josh Wilson #26of the Seattle Seahawks during their game on October 5, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

4. Sinorice Moss

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 07: Sinorice Moss #83 of the New York Giants returns a kickoff against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium on December 7, 2008 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

3. Antonio Pierce

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    PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 26:  Antono Pierce #58 of the New York Giants gets ready at the line of scrimmage during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on October 26, 2008 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

2. Mathias Kiwanuka

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    BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 19:  Willis McGahee #23 of the Baltimore Ravens is tackled by Mathias Kiwanuka #97 of the New York Giants during a preseason NFL game August 19, 2007 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

1. Osi Umenyiora

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 30:  Osi Umenyiora #72 of the New York Giants looks on against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium on September 30, 2007 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)