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Former Utah State linebacker Kyler Fackrell looking to show 2019 stats weren’t him

Apr 03, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The New York Giants are giving free-agent linebacker Kyler Fackrell a chance to show that his 2019 season wasn’t as bad as the numbers suggest.

It’s a one-year shot for Fackrell to prove his 10 1/2 sack season in 2018 with the Green Bay Packers wasn’t a fluke.

It will cost the Giants, too. General manager Dave Gettleman has given Fackrell $4.6 million to be New York’s edge rusher.

It’s certainly a gamble. Fackrell’s stats took a nosedive last season with the Packers...