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Big Blue's Best Young Talent


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In a physical league like the NFL, where the average career spans a mere three years and career-altering injuries are always lurking right around the corner, youth is key. Being able to build a team around a core group of young, talented players is one of the ingredients necessary for competing in a league that values cohesion and continuity.

For the New York Giants, youth has come primarily from a handful of successful draft picks over the last few years, and it's been the young guys on the team—Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz and Jason Pierre-Paul—who have carried the torch to start the decade; they're not the only ones though. Here is a list of the Giants’ 10 best young players 25 and under.