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Without a doubt -- the New York Giants are one of the best teams when it comes to getting at the quarterback.
What the Giants don't have is a stellar secondary, and that means they rely on the pass rush to force opposing quarterbacks into incomplete throws and mistakes. With Justin Tuck, Jason Pierre-Paul, Matthias Kiwanuka and, eventually, Osi Umeniyora, the Giants are stacked with talent. Despite injuries constantly plaguing Big Blue's Pro Bowl defense, they've done a spectacular job keeping the Giants (mostly) in every game.
In Week 3, they reversed momentum on the Eagles by stuffing three straight rushing plays from the half-yard marker, kept Michael Vick in check (and off the field) and created the key turnovers to best their NFC East rival. They also performed spectacularly against the Rams and kept the away opener against the Redskins within reach up until the very end.
In fact, dating back to Week 9 of last season, the Giants defense has allowed their opponent to score more than 20 points just two times, and the pass rush is the main reason behind those performances.
Who comes close to taking their top spot...
The Washington Redskins have drafted well, adding Brian Orakpo and joining him with FA Adam Carriker to form a younger defensive front. They also picked up former Giant Barry Cofield. Those three, plus the addition of Ryan Kerrigan at LB, means London Fletcher doesn't have to play every position in a 4-3/3-4 set. They certainly taught the Giants a thing or two in Week 1 with four sacks.
Why the Giants D-line takes the prize...
The NFC East's perennial basement dweller and last year's overall worst defense has to put in a few more good games before they can share the same stage with Tuck and Company. Even if they do, with the Giants getting Osi back in a few weeks, there just is too much talent to overcome.
And why no one else matters...
Dallas just doesn't have the full line an NFC East team needs to compete, and it's clear that age is wearing on some of their veterans, as Jason Garrett is being forced to constantly rotate D-line personnel. The Eagles are giving up an average of 132 yards per game on the ground, third from the bottom. They have serious issues.