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It’s no secret that the Giants spent the offseason fortifying the talent on offense around quarterback Eli Manning, especially by investing the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft in running back Saquon Barkley to go along with wide receivers Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, and tight end Evan Engram.

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It’s no secret that the Giants spent the offseason fortifying the talent on offense around quarterback Eli Manning, especially by investing the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft in running back Saquon Barkley to go along with wide receivers Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, and tight end Evan Engram.

Dropping Barkley into an offense along with second-round left guard Will Hernandez and veteran stalwart left tackle Nate Solder gives Manning a wealth of options on every play, as well as a dramatically improved left side of the offensive line to help keep him upright.

It’s fair to say that ESPN is bullish on the potential of the Giants weapons, after the Worldwide Leader ranked Manning’s arsenal No. 2 in the NFL behind only the Kansas City Chiefs:

Nobody can say that Eli Manning lacks an arsenal. The Giants ranked low on this list last year out of pessimism against their running backs, fears about Brandon Marshall after a rough year with the Jets and the slim likelihood of rookie tight end Evan Engram having an immediate impact. The first two turned out to be legitimate, but Engram — in part because he was the last man standing after injuries — had a wildly productive debut season. The first-round pick finished with 722 receiving yards, which ranks fourth among rookie tight ends since the merger and is the most since Jeremy Shockey had 894 yards for the Giants in 2002. He was …read more

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