Giants' Perry Fewell pleasantly 'surprised' by Adewale Ojomo's emergence

Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell read what you read this week: Adewale Ojomo said he was going to get a few more sacks.

“He has a lot of confidence in himself: ‘Hey I did it last week, I’m going to do it this week.’ And I’m kind of saying to myself, ‘Yeah, right. Okay,’” Fewell said this afternoon. “And he goes out and he does it and I’m like, ‘Holy smokes.’”

Ojomo, if you somehow haven’t heard by now, made the Giants’ final roster after pretty much coming out of nowhere and surprising even Justin Tuck by recording four sacks in the team’s final three preseason games, including the strip sack to set up the game-winning field goal against the New England Patriots.
Tuck wasn’t the only one stunned by the undrafted free agent’s emergence.

“You know what, I’ve got to give (defensive line coach) Robert Nunn all the credit. This was a kid Coach Nunn called up on draft day and he joined our squad,” Fewell said. “He just kept working and the kid, he surprised me, he surprised everybody. I love his attitude. The way he went out and worked.”

And the way he backed up his talk.

“That’s a great thing for us because there’s another guy in the mix that wants to get better,” Fewell said. “He’s in a room with some good football players. If he’ll listen, he’ll learn and if he’ll work hard every day, he’s got a chance to get better and be considered one of those guys one day.”

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