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2021 NFL Power Rankings: New York Giants

Throughout the 2021 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the New York Giants rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a Week 15 roundup for the Giants in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 27

Yep, looks about right. The Giants aren't really good at anything, but at least it will net them a top-10 draft pick. They are scoring 17.8 points per game, they can't run consistently and their passing game hasn't been good with everybody (including quarterback Daniel Jones and wide receivers Kenny Golladay, Sterling Shepard and Kadarius Toney) in and out of the lineup. The defense can't handle good quarterbacks without a real pass rush. It's hardly a surprise that their best unit is their special teams. Joe Judge was, after all, a special teams coach. This is how you end up with a losing record for the fifth consecutive season. -- Jordan Raanan

NFL.com -- Rank: 27

It's hard to find something the Giants do well. The offense wasn't very good with Daniel Jones at quarterback -- it's worse with career journeyman Mike Glennon at the controls. Then there's the defense, the team strength of a year ago but very much an average unit in 2021. Justin Herbert and the Chargers rolled up 289 yards, 18 first downs and 24 points in the first half alone on Sunday at SoFi Stadium. How much of this mess should be put at the feet of Joe Judge? The second-year coach isn't getting results, but he hasn't exactly been set up for success, either.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 27

This season is done. It's time to start thinking about the future and what changes are coming. Will Joe Judge survive?

USA Today -- Rank: 26

They score touchdowns on 47.1% of their red-zone trips in 2021. No other team is less efficient.

The Athletic -- Rank: 28

Worst-case scenario: Daniel Jones' neck injury is significant enough to keep him out the rest of this season and raise questions about whether he'll recover in time for 2022. The murkiness leaves the Giants in a difficult spot: Do they pick up Jones' fifth-year option and commit to him beyond 2023? Do they need to get into the veteran quarterback market this offseason, or dare use another first-round pick on a passer?

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