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90-man roster: Can UDFA DT Josh Banks earn a spot?

May 19th, 2017 at 8:53 AM
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Josh Banks makes a tackle.

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In 2015 the Giants used an under-sized former Wake Forest defensive lineman as a pass rush specialist, when Nikita Whitlock played some snaps on defense in addition to his duties at fullback. Now, another under-sized Wake Forest defensive lineman is trying to make it with the Giants. Let’s learn more about defensive tackle Josh Banks.

2016 Season in Review

Banks had 34 tackles, eight for loss, and 4.5 sacks for the Demon Deacons. In three seasons at Wake Forest he totaled 10.5 sacks and 19.5 tackles for loss.

2017 Season Outlook

Is Banks really a defensive tackle? He is listed by the Giants at 6-foot-3, 278 pounds. Olivier Vernon is 275, Jason Pierre-Paul is listed at 278 and Romeo Okwara is also listed at 278. At defensive tackle, Damon …

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