25-Year-Old Defensive End – New York Giants
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
Pierre-Paul was a colossal disappointment in 2012 after his remarkable 2011 set the expectations sky high, but it would be wise to expect a bounce-back season in 2013 for two reasons: (1) Pierre-Paul ...
Jason Pierre-Paul Contract Information:
Pierre-Paul signed a five-year deal in July of 2010 worth $20,050,000 with $11,629,807 guaranteed.
Pierre-Paul (back, shoulder) will not need surgery, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports.
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Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)While it remains to be seen if the Giants ultimately follow that suggestion, Pierre-Paul is likely out this weekend, and the Giants have already been eliminated from playoff contention, so don't be surprised if he does not play again this season.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The Giants insist that Pierre-Paul still has a lot of room to grow as a player. Given how freakishly dominant he was in 2011, thatís setting the bar high, to say the least. Pierre-Paul could probably regress slightly and still be the best defensive lineman IDP. In fact, he is arguably the top IDP at any position after finishing his sophomore season with an unreal total of 86 tackles (65 solo), including 16.5 sacks and one safety, as well as seven passes defended and two forced fumbles. There might be some concern Pierre-Paulís numbers drop as a result of offensive lines devoting more blocking resources toward him, but itís difficult to see how that would be likely. Osi Umenyiora didnít play the first three weeks, and Justin Tuck missed one of those games while playing injured in the other two with a neck injury. Pierre-Paul would have, therefore, been the top concern of offensive coordinators in those three weeks. Despite that, Pierre-Paul produced 17 tackles (13 solo), 4.5 sacks, two passes defended and one forced fumble over that span. It doesnít look like he can be stopped.
Last year's explosive first-round draft pick, Pierre-Paul will be in the defensive line rotation and could see extra action if Osi Umenyiora signs elsewhere.
Rookie pass-rusher is raw, but has a ton of ability and upside. Will be worked into the team's deep defensive line rotation slowly unless he blows the coaches away.