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Rodgers-Cromartie vs. top NFC East WR's

Posted Apr 8, 2014

A look at how Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie fared against the NFC East in 2013

There’s a reason coaches say division games are like two regular ones. They have double the importance.

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It’s because beating your closest rivals is the surest path to the postseason. Win and you’re in.

Unable to do so since their Super Bowl run in 2011, the Giants have watched the playoffs from home the past two seasons. Meanwhile, Washington claimed the NFC East in 2012, and Philadelphia went from worst-to-first last season.

But the good news for Giants fans is that in their ultra-competitive division, there hasn’t been a repeat champion since 2004. While there are countless factors in returning to the top of the mountain, one will be stopping the high-flying passing attacks that permeate the NFC East.

From Dez Bryant to Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson, the division is stacked with No. 1 receivers. Now one team has a stockpile.

The Redskins recently acquired Jackson after the former Eagle was released last week following a Pro Bowl season and leading his team in receptions and yards by a healthy margin. That’s where this conversation picks up.

The Giants signed their own weapon to combat the Jacksons of the division. He’s even a former Eagle himself. His name is Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and he could shadow the No. 1 target each week for Big Blue.

"Are you the best receiver of their team? [He's] following you then," Coughlin said recently in reference to Rodgers-Cromartie, according to NJ.com’s Jordan Ranaan. "He's physical enough. When you watch him closely, he doesn't shy away. He's got great big long arms, he's tall, he's fast, he can match up."

So how does Rodgers-Cromartie, who comes over from the defending AFC champion Broncos after campaigns with the Eagles (2011-2012) and Cardinals (2008-2010), stack up?

If he plays like he did in 2013, just fine. His former division, the AFC West, played the NFC East last season, which provides a good basis for comparison.

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“In every division you have your teams that hate each other, but I could tell you it’s nothing like how New York and Philly and Dallas and Washington are,” Rodgers-Cromartie said at the time of his signing. “This is definitely a tough division to play in. You have to be ready.”

Provided by Peter Damilatis of Pro Football Focus, below is a breakdown of the new Giants cornerback, who was ranked fifth at his position last season (all numbers are for 2013):

Rodgers-Cromartie vs. NFC East

  PHI (Week 4) DAL (Week 5) WAS (Week 8)
Targets Against 5 6 7
Completions 2 4 3
1st Downs 2 4 0
Yards 34 110 8
TD 0 2 0
INT 0 0 1
PD 2 0 2
DPI Penalties 0 1 0
PFF Coverage Grade +1.3 -3.1 +4.6


Rodgers-Cromartie vs. Top NFC East Receivers

  Dez Bryant DeSean Jackson Pierre Garcon
Targets Against 4 4 5
Completions 2 2 2
1st Downs 2 2 0
Yards 81 34 0
TD 1 0 0
INT 0 0 1
PD 0 1 1
DPI Penalties 1 0 0


Rodgers-Cromartie Overall in 2013

Grade: +13.0
Snaps:  787
Passer Rating Against: 67.8
Completions Against: 30-of-68 targets (44.1 percent)
Coverage Snaps Per Reception: 15.7

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