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Depth: Who could start at DT for Giants?

Posted Mar 13, 2013

With Free Agency underway, Giants.com breaks down the team's defensive tackle situation

The release of Chris Canty last month opened up a spot at defensive tackle for the Giants, and newly-acquired Cullen Jenkins is expected to compete for the role opposite starter Linval Joseph. Entering his 10th NFL season, the veteran Jenkins will join a group of five (plus one signed to a Reserve/Future contract) at the tackle position, which saw its share of injuries last season.

As it currently stands, here is a look at the depth at defensive tackle on the Giants roster:

LINVAL JOSEPH
Height:
6-4
Weight: 323
Age: 24
2012: 59 TACK, 4.0 SACKS, 1 FF

Notes:
Started all 16 games at LDT in 2012; Started 35 of 42 career games in three seasons (including four postseason en route to winning Super Bowl XLVI); Originally a 2nd round (46th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2010; Doubled sack total last season (had 2.0 in 2011).

CULLEN JENKINS
Height: 6-2
Weight:
305
Age:
32
2012 (Eagles):
26 TACK, 4.0 SACK, 1 FF, 1 FR, 1 PD

Notes:
Played seven seasons with the Packers and last two with the Eagles; Career includes 125 regular-season games (98 starts) with 260 tackles (184 solo), 38.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries; Ranks fourth among NFL defensive tackles with 21.0 sacks since 2009 and 16.5 since 2010; Has played in eight postseason games with three starts and has 17 tackles (13 solo) and 2.0 sacks.

SHAUN ROGERS
Height:
6-4
Weight: 350
Age:33
2012: Missed entire season

Notes:
Giants re-signed the 13-year veteran in February; Started the 2012 preseason but was soon diagnosed with a blood clot in his leg and was placed on injured reserve on Aug. 31; Has played in 156 regular-season games with 128 starts for three teams: Detroit (7 seasons), Cleveland (3) and New Orleans (1); Career totals include 602 tackles (404 solo), 37.5 sacks, 27 PD, four forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries, 14 blocked field goal attempts; Pro Bowl starter on the NFC team in 2004 and 2005 and a reserve on the AFC team in 2008.

MARVIN AUSTIN
Height:
6-2
Weight: 312
Age: 24
2012: 8 TACK, 0.0 SACKS, 0 FF

Notes:
Made his NFL debut in Week 3 of 2012; Played in eight games in 2012; missed entire 2011 season due to pectoral muscle injury; Originally a 2nd round (52nd pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2011.

MARKUS KUHN
Height:
6-4
Weight: 299
Age: 26
2012: 8 TACK, 0.0 SACK, 4 PD

Notes:
Played in first 10 games as a rookie in 2012 after being drafted by the Giants in the seventh round; Made his first and only start in Week 5 against Cleveland; Season ended Nov. 11 when he tore his ACL at Cincinnati; Started playing football when he was 15 in his home country of Germany.

MORE: KUHN AIMS FOR STRONG RETURN | WATCH: EARLY FOOTBALL DAYS

BOBBY SKINNER
Height:
6-3
Weight: 298
Age: 25
2012: N/A

Notes:
Signed to reserve/future contract; attended Montclair State; Staten Island, N.Y. native.


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