New York Giants: 3 Keys to Victory against the Bills

Saquon Barkley, New York Giants. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Saquon Barkley, New York Giants. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) /
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Saquon Barkley, New York Giants. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images) /

2. Let those young boys loose

The New Giants are Saquon Barkley‘s team now, this goes without question. He is becoming the face of the franchise (or quads of the Franchise whatever you prefer.) The fact of the matter is he has to continue to get his touches because Barkley is a difference-maker.

The Giants are not built the same as other teams. Offensive coordinator David Shula has to understand that their best chance of winning will come from grinding it out old school football (and I hate watching grind it out football). The Giants plan should be to lull opposing teams to sleep and then strike with precision.

Recently the team has had dynamic players split wide, they are gone. On the roster now are some above-average receivers that can catch and move the chains. This will not be enough against better opponents but now is the time to develop chemistry and find what works.

The Giants have a few other young offensive players that they can begin to lean on more, instead of grinding Barkley into the ground. Wayne Gallman showed some flashes of being a great compliment to Barkley. Gallman runs tough and brings a strong between the tackles, which is always useful.

Big Blue also kept Paul Perkins, who I’m sure is chomping at the bit to get some more runs behind this revamped offensive line. Both he and Gallman have a great chance to assist the New York Giants offensive attack by breaking down and tiring out Buffalo’s defense.

Evan Engram will again be a huge part of the offense against the Bills. With the interior pressure Buffalo can bring, the New York Giants will look to make quick throws like tight end slants and running back screens into their game plan again this week.