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What, were you expecting DJ Ware? There was never any question as to who the #1 player on this list would be, just whether or not it would be unanimous. It was.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Eli Manning

Votes received: Everyone ranked Eli #1.

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Taking the silver medal is one of 2011's breakout stars, and a player who is already one of the league's elite defensive players.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Jason Pierre-Paul

Votes received: Dansby (2nd place), Fennelly (2nd), Johnson (2nd), Orlando (2nd), Resch (2nd), Stack (2nd), Wagner (2nd), Chachkes (4th), Santucci (7th)

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The countdown continues with the Giants' defensive leader and Subway spokesperson.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Justin Tuck

Votes received: Chachkes (2nd place), Santucci (2nd), Stack (3rd), Dansby (4th), Orlando (4th), Resch (4th), Wagner (6th), Johnson (7th), Fennelly (8th)

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One of the most interesting debates we had during our "Most Important Giant" countdown was over the team's most important wide receiver.

Although Victor Cruz ranked fourth and Hakeem Nicks ranked fifth when averaging all nine of our lists, Nicks actually ranked higher than Cruz on five of the nine voters' personal list.

So who do you think is more important?

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The countdown continues with New York's 2011 leading receiver, and the NFL's breakout player.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Victor Cruz

Votes received: Chachkes (3rd place), Orlando (3rd), Fennelly (4th), Stack (4th), Wagner (4th), Santucci (5th), Johnson (6th), Resch (6th), Dansby (8th)

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We continue our countdown with the Giants' second leading receiver in 2011, and leading receiver in the 2011 playoffs.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Hakeem Nicks

Votes received: Fennelly (3rd place), Resch (3rd), Wagner (3rd), Santucci (4th), Johnson (5th), Stack (6th), Orlando (7th), Dansby (10th)

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Our countdown continues with the first consensus top-ten player, and one of the best Giants linebackers in recent memory.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Michael Boley

Votes received: Johnson (4th place),?Chachkes (5th),?Dansby (5th),?Resch (5th), Stack (5th),?Fennelly (6th),?Orlando (6th),?Wagner (7th),?Santucci (9th)

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Our countdown continues with the team's best lineman, and coach Coughlin's son-in-law.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Chris Snee

Votes received: Dansby (3rd place), Santucci (3rd), Orlando (5th), Wagner (5th),?Chachkes (7th), Fennelly (7th)

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Our countdown continues with the guy who scored the Super Bowl 46 winning "butt-down."

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Votes received: Johnson (3rd place), Fennelly (5th), Chachkes (6th), Santucci (6th), Stack (7th), Dansby (9th), Resch (10th)

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Our ?Most important Giants for 2012? series continues with one of the more outspoken players, and one of Jerry Reese's biggest free agent signings. But first, here are the links to the honorable mentions and the players who received only one vote.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Votes received: Dansby (7th place), Johnson (8th), Chachkes (8th), Resch (8th), Santucci (10th)

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The top ten of our "Most important Giants for 2012" series begins with one of the most overlooked positions: the punter. But first, here are the links to the honorable mentions and the players who received only one vote.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

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Continuing our countdown of the most important Giants players for the 2012 season, here are the honorable mentions; the players who received at least two votes, but did not qualify for the top ten.

Voters: Dr. Bill Chachkes, Kel Dansby, John Fennelly, Chris Johnson, Dan Orlando (Sports World Report), Rich Resch, Craig Santucci, Dan Stack, Jon Wagner

Honorable Mentions

Terrell Thomas

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Over the next couple of weeks, we will be counting down the ten players who are most valuable to the Giants' Super Bowl defense.

Nine members of the Giants Football Blog / Giants Rush family were asked to rank the ten Giants players they deemed most important for the 2012 season, and one master list was created.

But before we even look at the honorable mentions, below are the outliers; the four players who received only one vote from one participant. You may be shocked by some of the choices...

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