Sep 1, 2016; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Devin Lucien (16) rushes by New York Giants defensive end Owa Odighizuwa (58) during second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Owa Odighizuwa

When Owa Odighizuwa was taken by the Giants in the 2015 draft, comparisons to Justin Tuck were immediately made. Why? Both men are defensive ends, both were taken in the third round with the 74th overall pick, and both showed the ability to play both inside and outside along the defensive line.

Comparisons are always nice on paper. When it comes to being on the field, that’s a completely different thing. And unsurprisingly, Odighizuwa has yet to come anywhere close to the player that Tuck was.

After spending a majority of 2015 on injured reserve, Odighizuwa


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