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NY Giants GM wants the training wheels taken off the offense

By Craig J. Santucci | Managing Editor

NY Giants General Manager, Jerry Reese had two very interesting comments this past week about his 3 and 4 New York Giants.

First and foremost he would like to see the Giants open up the offense.  Should we take that as a shot at new Offensive Coordinator Ben McAdoo?   McAdoo had promised an uptempo attacking style offense which has been rarely seen this year.  

Yes, the Giants did string together three wins with multi-touchdown drives; however, that was accomplished against average NFL talent.  Against Philadelphia and Dallas, Eli Manning and company were behind quickly and often.   At that point fans were expecting McAdoo to take the “training wheels” off the offensive…but it never happened.

It also seems very clear that running back Rashad Jennings can not be counted on to make a difference against the Colts this Monday and that could be a concern moving forward. Jennings has been down since the Falcons game and the running game has sputtered since.

Either way the Giants have come out of the shoot slow and injured.  Players like Odell Beckham,  Andre Williams, Preston Parker need to be relied on more than anyone expected but at this point in this season the “rookie” learning curve but close and disappear.

The Giants need play makers and they need them now. Rashad Jennings is trying to help coach up his back up to have more success.

I tell him,” Jennings said, “you don’t necessarily want to be quick to the hole, you want to be quick through the hole.

Reese also commented on last years 3rd round draft pick Damontre Moore and his playing time.  Seems like a shot at Defensive Coordinator Perry “No Frills” Fewell and his lack of creativity or effort to get Moore in the game.