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‘Kudos & Wet Willies’ Review Of Giants’ Loss To Steelers

August 12th, 2017 at 9:25 AM
Aggregated By Giants 101

Friday night was a rough one for quarterback Josh Johnson.

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The New York Giants lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, 20-12. Now, for the important stuff â?? who played well and who didn’t as the Giants look toward constructing a 53-man roster for 2017. Let’s take a look as only we can, with our traditional “Kudos & Wet Willies” review.

Kudos to …

Landon Collins â?? Had five tackles (four solo, one for loss) in his two series. He started the game like it was a playoff game and not a preseason one, making tackles on the first two plays. He said after the game that the starting defense wanted to “set the tone.” He made sure that happened.

Jay Bromley â?? The fourth-year defensive tackle, who has limited impact his first three seasons, has been getting first-team reps of late with Johnathan Hankins off to the Indianapolis Colts. Friday, Bromley was a force, with three solid run tackles in 19 snaps. His best play a third-and-1 stop when he knifed into the backfield to dump running back Fitzgerald Toussaint for a loss.

Darius Powe â?? Only caught one pass, a 15-yard in-cut on a laser from Geno Smith, but he forced a 33-yard pass interference penalty and had a special teams tackle. Powe also should have a touchdown, if only Josh Johnson has been able to see him.

Calvin Munson â?? The undrafted free agent is bidding for a spot as a reserve linebacker, and he helped himself Friday. He recovered a fumble and had a tackle on special teams. He wasn’t spectacular on defense, but ended up with four tackles in 29 …

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