As a reader pointed out last night in response to the announcement of the Pro Bowl rosters, the NFL is down with JPP.
A day after making it onto the NFC squad despite not being on the fan ballot, second-year defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been named the conference’s defensive player of the week for the second time in three games, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.
Pierre-Paul had five tackles and two sacks on Saturday, as the Giants beat the Jets, 29-14. For the season, Pierre-Paul has 15.5 sacks.
Not bad at all for a guy who was drafted in 2010 as a project. With his emergence, Osi Umenyiora suddenly has a lot less leverage.