When the Giants traded edge rusher Markus Golden last week, it didn’t necessarily signal the start of a fire-sale. But that also might not be the last trade they make.
A national audience will be subjected to the futility that has been the New York Giants thus far in 2020 next Monday when the Giants host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Predictably, the 1-6 Giants are overwhelming 10.5-point underdogs to the 5-2 Bucs in early odds from DraftKings Sportsbook. The Giants lost last Thursday to the Philadelphia Eagles, 22-21, in a game that could have put them in the middle of the NFC East chase.
After working with Andrew Thomas in the months leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, Paul Alexander is absolutely baffled at how much the Giants rookie tackle is struggling in his start to his career. Alexander, who has coached some great players in his 28-year career as an NFL offensive line coach, saw exactly why so many thought Thomas would be an immediate contributor in the league when the Giants selected him with the No. pick.