I don’t want to run Pierce out of New York or anything but with his injuries we can see that he is slowing down this season. Next year I hope he’s bigger and faster and whatever but I think the Giants have to wonder if that’s realistic.
If Pierce is nearing the end of his career how happy are we with Chase Blackburn at MLB? On the first play of the game he tackled Frank Gore behind the line of scrimmage and had 10 stops total. Stats aren’t everything but he was all over the field and he did have that forced fumble.
I don’t think we can say from one game, but I’ve always been a Chase Blackburn fan. I just appreciate guys that get results because they play hard and work hard even if they don’t have the athletic tools some guys in the NFL have.
So how badly do the Giants need a new MLB? Is Blackburn the long term answer? Will Pierce be here for a while longer?