D-line lifts G-Men to A-plus offseason

Keeping trio of Osi, JPP, Tuck intact set tone for hungry Super Bowl champions

Updated: June 12, 2012, 11:12 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When the New York Giants reconvened Tuesday for minicamp, it seemed normal to see defensive linemen Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul all slipping in and out of the locker room, same as they ever have. Almost too normal.

It was easy to forget it was no sure thing the three of them would be kept together just four months ago, after the Giants had won another Super Bowl. Or how it would have been tantamount to managerial malpractice if somehow ...

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