This is a question that came to the Big Blue View Mailbag a few weeks ago. It piqued my curiosity, but I did not really know how to answer it. I wanted the opportunity to speak with some New York Giants offensive linemen about it, and I had that opportunity a couple of days before the Thanksgiving Day game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Here is the question, and below are the responses of a trio of Giants linemen.
Alan Meyer asks: When watching the Georgia-Tennessee game last week I noticed that nearly every offensive lineman and several defensive players were wearing knee braces.