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Justin Tuck is having one of the worst seasons, in terms of sack totals, in his career. Since becoming a major part of the rotation in 2007, he has had no fewer than six sacks in a season.
He only has three this year.
The secondary is not built on the ability to hold coverage for extended periods, they are built on having a front four that can bring pressure and force the offense to make throws earlier than they would want to.
They have been pretty terrible the past several weeks. After having 26 sacks through the first seven games, they have just 10 in their last six.
Five of those last 10 have come in the last two games, so the pressure is definitely coming back, but Tuck is still showing signs of the lingering injuries he's been dealing with all year.
He needs to step up—Jason Pierre-Paul cannot do it all every week.