The New York Giants are a class-act franchise with an offensive superstar, defensive superstar, veteran two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback and more. However, the Giants still have quite a few holes in their roster to compete with the best of the best in today’s National Football League. Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. have a good thing going with the passing game, but with an inconsistent running game, this makes the offense very predictable. Fans have been begging for a new approach as oppose to the current running back method being used by the Giants.
The Giants have been attempting to use around three to four different running backs a game and whoever has the hottest hand will get the most carries/play the most. Also known as the “running back by committee” approach. This has failed to work for the Giants as they have been ranked very low in rushing the last few years. Fans have been begging for an offseaon move to be made and they had their prayers answered just not exactly the way they asked for.
Top notch wide receiver and veteran Brandon Marshall signed a two-year $12 million contract with the Giants. Sure, this will give defenses hell with Odell already on the team, but how will they diversify the play calling with only a pass game?
New York had plenty of interest in (pun intended) giant running back LeGarrette Blount. The last time the Giants had a between-the-tackles, run you over running back it went very well: Brandon Jacobs. However, the Philadelphia Eagles…
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