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2016 Bracket Challenge: Rodney Hampton vs. Jason Pierre-Paul

2016 Bracket Challenge: Rodney Hampton vs. Jason Pierre-Paul
 

RB Rodney Hampton

Year: 1990
Pick: 24
College: Georgia

A two-time Pro Bowler (1992, 1993), Rodney Hampton recorded 729 yards from scrimmage and four total touchdowns as a rookie as the Giants went on to win Super Bowl XXV. Hampton played eight seasons in the NFL, all with the Giants, a nd rushed for 6,897 yards, in addition to his 1,309 yards receiving. Only Tiki Barber (10,449) has more yards rushing in Giants history than Hampton, who also ranks second in yards rushing per game (66.3), third in rushing touchdowns, fourth in yards from scrimmage (8,206) and eighth in touchdowns from scrimmage (51).


Photos of RB Rodney Hampton's career with the Giants


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DE Jason Pierre-Paul

Year: 2010
Pick: 15
College: South Florida

Jason Pierre-Paul became the first rookie in Giants history with at least two sacks in consecutive games. From there, he put together one of the most memorable defensive campaigns in team history in the 2011 Super Bowl title run, recording 16.5 sacks, 23 tackles for loss, 28 quarterback hits, seven passes defensed, two forced fumbles, and a last-second field goal block in Dallas that kept the Giants' postseason hopes alive. Pierre-Paul, a two-time Pro Bowler who was named first-team All-Pro in 2011, is eighth on the Giants' all-time sacks list with 43.


Photos of DE Jason Pierre-Paul's career with the Giants



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