In a project titled "Dream Team of Tomorrow," ESPN.com launched an online ballot system to decide a potential Pro Bowl team of sorts.
The only catch, it's for three years down the road.
"That's right. Shift your focus to the 2014, '15 and '16 NFL seasons," wrote Scott Symmes, adding: "We're asking you to pick the players who, if placed on the same roster, would dominate in that three-year window. Our experts got the process started, narrowing the vast pool of talent to eight players at singular positions -- QB, TE, C, FS, SS -- and 16 for the others (no easy task). Now we're passing the baton to you."
In the cross-conference ballot, eight Giants made the list of candidates, including head coach Tom Coughlin.
Five Giants are in the pool of defense and special teams players: DE Justin Tuck, SS Kenny Phillips, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, P Matt Dodge and even rookie CB Prince Amukamara.
WR Hakeem Nicks and three-time Pro Bowl guard Chris Snee are on the offensive list.
"Remember, think young. Some of the greats of today -- Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, Packers defensive back Charles Woodson, to name a few -- will be well past their primes or perhaps out of the league in three years," Symmes wrote. "So don't look for your favorite thirty-somethings on the ballot -- you won't find them (at least at the skill positions, anyway). Even the great Tom Brady was left off, and it had nothing to do with his dancing. (Sorry, couldn't resist.)"