Linval Joseph, Giants defensive tackle
Ferocious pass rushers Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck, and Osi Umenyiora are household names up front, but Joseph has been an animal inside. The stout first-year starter has not only plugged a leak in the run defense, but also added two quarterback pressures in each of the three playoff wins. He can help turn the Patriots offense one-sided in the Super Bowl.
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