Peppers will be asked to do more than trade on his status as a local boy made good, of course. Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman called him a key piece to making the Odell Beckham trade happen and he’s part of the plan to replace safety Landon Collins on the Giants defense.
During a Monday conference call, Gettleman was asked if he was concerned about Peppers being under undue pressure given his role and his homecoming.
“I don’t think he feels that pressure,” Gettleman said. “He is just excited to be a Giant. It’s the…