New York Giants “Best in History” Roster

The New York Giants have had many iconic players over the last 50 years.  Enclosed is the New York Giants “Best in History” roster by position to celebrate the 50 Super Bowl games.  Enjoy!

Offensive Starters:                 Offensive Alternate:

Quarterback – Eli Manning | Back Up : Phil Simms

Running Back: Tiki Barber| Back Up: Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back: Rodney Hampton  | Back up: Joe Morris

Tight End: Mark Bavaro | Back Up: Jeremy Shockey

Wide Receiver: Amani Toomer | Back Up: Plaxico Burress

* Wide Receiver: Victor Cruz | Back Up: Steve Smith

Center: Shaun O’Hara | Back Up: Bart Oates

Guard: Chris Snee | Back Up: Rich Suebert

Guard: William Roberts | Back Up: Billy Ard

Tackle: Jumbo Elliot | Back Up: Brad Benson

Tackle: Kareem McKenzie | Back Up: David Diehl

Full Back: Maurice Carthon | Back Up: Charles Way

Defensive Starters:                  Defensive Alternate:

OLB: Lawrence Taylor | Back Up: Brad Van Pelt

OLB: Carl Banks | Back Up: Jessie Armstead

ILB: Harry Carson | Back Up: Antonio Pierce

ILB: Pepper Johnson | Back Up: Gary Reasons

DE: Michael Strahan | Back Up: Leonard Marshall

DE: Justin Tuck | Back Up: George Martin

DT: Keith Hamilton | Back Up: Erik Howard

DT: Jim Burt | Back Up: Barry Cofield

Safety: Antrel Rolle | Back Up: Everson Walls

Safety: Terry Kinard | Back Up: Greg Jackson

Cornerback:  Jason Sehorn | Back Up: Mark Haynes

Cornerback: Marc Collins | Back Up: Corey Webster

Kicker: Lawrence Tynes | Back Up: Brad Dalusio

Punter: Sean Landeta | Back Up: Jeff Feagles

* Beckham rule – need more than a two year snapshot to be one of the “All Time Greats”

By Shane Sharkey: NY Giants Rush Contributor