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