Giants DT looks past the mixed messages: It’s now my time – New York Giants News

Giants DT looks past the mixed messages: It’s now my time – New York Giants News

What does Jay Bromley see when he studies the defensive line for the Giants and spots the glaring opening at right defensive tackle?

“If I’m being honest, man, I see me,’’ Bromley told The Post recently. “I see me.’’

It is a vision that could turn into reality, as long as the coaching staff views Bromley and the one remaining starting job on the line as compatible.

In one sense, this should be Bromley’s time, entering his fourth NFL season, having served his apprenticeship. In another sense, the Giants certainly did not pave the way for Bromley, 25, putting up speed bumps by taking Dalvin Tomlinson in the second round of the draft and then signing Corbin Bryant, a 29-year-old who started 16 games for the Bills the past two seasons.

In Tomlinson, the Giants have a player with impeccable pedigree (Alabama) they project as a starter; the only question is when.

“We wanted him for a reason,’’ defensive line coach Patrick Graham said. “He’s a good football player, and he comes from a good program. He’ll just work through the process, and we will do our best to make sure we facilitate that as much as possible.’’

Bromley in between Damon Harrison (left) and Kerry Wynn on June 15.Charles Wenzelberg

Bromley is not as experienced as Bryant and also must compete with Robert Thomas, a 325-pounder who might be a better fit backing up run-stopper extraordinaire Damon “Snacks’’ Harrison at left defensive tackle. With defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and Olivier Vernon in the early stages of long-term contracts and Harrison entering the second year of a five-year deal, the Giants have…

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