Gi­ants rookie DL B.J. Hill leads team in sacks with 5

The Saratogian (Saratoga, NY) - - SPORTS - By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer

EAST RUTHER­FORD, N.J. (AP) >> There’s been so much at­ten­tion show­ered on half­back Saquon Barkley, it’s easy to for­get the New York Gi­ants have been get­ting con­tri­bu­tions from some other rook­ies.

Will Her­nan­dez, the sec­on­dround pick, has started all 12 games at left guard and helped Barkley get within 46 yards of a 1,000-yard rush­ing sea­son.

The guy who gets over­looked is de­fen­sive line­man B.J. Hull, the third-round pick out of North Carolina State who was the 69th player cho­sen in the draft.

Hill, who started two of the first seven games, has been a main­stay in the lineup since New York traded de­fen­sive tackle Da­mon Har­ri­son to Detroit in Oc­to­ber.

“When he came in, the thing that stood out the most, is that he’s ahead of his time in terms of his ma­tu­rity level,” de­fen­sive

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