For as much potential as the skill positions present, New York’s problems on offense started along its line.
Left tackle in particular has been a sore spot since the organization drafted Ereck Flowers with the ninth overall pick in the 2015 draft. As a result, the Giants made Nate Solder the league’s highest-paid offensive lineman this offseason. cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale
Solder’s addition in free agency creates a ripple effect—namely, Flowers is moving from left to right tackle. And the 24-year-old Flowers, whom the Giants attempted to trade, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, has been a pleasant surprise. cheap nfl nike jersey
“Doing great,” Shurmur told Francesa. “He’s been here a couple of weeks now, and he’s doing an outstanding job. He looks pretty good to me. Again, fresh eyes, but he looks pretty good to me at right tackle.”
Second-round pick Will Hernandez is expected to claim left guard, while veterans John Greco, Patrick Omameh and Jon Halapio are competing for the opposite spot. Greco received initial first-team reps, though, according to The Athletic’s Patricia Traina.
Brett Jones is taking over center with Weston Richburg’s departure via free agency.
Don’t get too excited about Manning, Barkley, Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard and Evan Engram just yet. cheap nfl jerseys china nike Wait until the offensive line jells and provides a sturdy foundation for the unit.