Giants-Redskins: What to watch
Giants' D presents new challenges for RG3
|New York at Washington|
|When: 8:30 PM ET|
After watching film of both teams, Scouts Inc. breaks down key elements of the Week 13 Giants-Redskins matchup.
• Is the Giants' pass rush finally back? We saw a revival of the NASCAR pass rush versus the Packers, with four athletic guys rushing and seven dropping into coverage. For example, OLB Mathias Kiwanuka played a lot at DT, where he is an athletic mismatch for most offensive linemen. And when they get opposing offenses in pass situations, the Giants can tee it up. When the pass rush is going well, it protects the back end of this pass defense because the DBs do not have to hold their coverages too long. The Giants can exploit this Redskins O-line, but they must also set the edge, show good gap discipline and not let Robert Griffin III get outside on scrambles.
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