Excerpt: "New York Giants right tackle Justin Pugh had a rollercoaster season in 2014, at times appearing dominant and at other times appearing like a young player still in transition. He had a brutal four-game stretch where he was given a negative grade courtesy of Pro Football Focus, but then ended on a strong four-game stretch where he earned a positive grade.
Overall, Pugh exited 2014 with a -2.1 grade and that's something he'll certainly look improve upon in 2015 — something that starts by working hard in the offseason and bulking up.
"I'm definitely working on building up muscle endurance. I started a new diet and I'm trying out the whole Gluten-free [thing]," Pugh told Giants.com. "Working on making my hands more violent and just working on overall endurance.
"[I want to be] more powerful; being able to play with power and being able move guys off the line of scrimmage. I want to help this offensive line establish a better and more consistent run game. And I think being a stronger, more physically intimidating group is definitely going to help us."
Although he still intends to play right tackle for the Giants, there has been some ongoing speculation that Pugh may shift to the inside next season. Whether or not that come to fruition remains to be seen, but in the event he is asked to move inside, Pugh has prepared himself the best he can." Read more...