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Odell Beckham Jr. and New York Giants offseason review

July 13th, 2017 at 12:36 PM
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Our offseason roundup through the NFC East moves on to the New York Giants this week. In case you missed it, last week’s installment took a look at the Philadelphia Eagles, who bandaged a wide receiver group that had been sorely lacking in talent, through free agency and the draft.

Now, let’s check out what has happened in the Big Apple since the Redskins were sent packing in Week 17 of last year.

Record in 2016: 11-5, finished second in NFC East.

Who’s in: WR Brandon Marshall (FA), OL D.J. Fluker (FA), TE Rhett Ellison (FA), TE Evan Engram (R1), DT Dalvin Tomlinson (R2), DE Avery Moss (R5)

Who’s out: DL Johnathan Hankins, WR Victor Cruz, K Robbie Gould, CB Coty Sensabaugh, OL Marshall Newhouse

Good job: Every time the Redskins play the Giants the headlines will always be about Odell Beckham Jr. The thing is, the most important thing the Giants did this offseason was diversify their offensive attack so that things don’t have to be all about Odell anymore. New York drafted tight end Engram, who is really a giant slot receiver, to create instant mismatches. Quarterback Eli Manning has been around the block, but Engram’s presence will make deciphering coverages easier and add a threat over the middle that should open things up for Beckham on the outside. Teams can’t just play Cover 2 against the Giants all the time anymore, and that’s a …

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