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  • , 9/21: Giants need big plays from Odell Beckham Odell Beckham Jr. has 15 receptions after two games. That puts him on pace for a career-high 120 receptions. Which sounds nice until you realize his longest reception has been 24 yards and his 10.8 yards per catch average is 3.2 yards per catch below his career average of 14.0 yards per catch.The deep ball has been missing from the Giants’ offense. Eli Manning has completed 56 passes, but only one of them -- a 37-yarder to Cody Latimer last Sunday night in Dallas -- gained more than 25 yards.“It just hasn’t happened,” Beckham said today of the deep balls. “We had some shots, but we just didn’t connect on them. It’s all happening so fast, these first two games. Get the jitters out of the way, and get the season going.“It’s easier said than done. Like Coach said, you don’t just want to throw them into coverage and stuff like that, but just finding ways to get the ball into the hands of the playmakers and allow us to make plays and keep the ball moving, keep this offense going in the right direction.”“I think we need to get the ball in the hands of the playmakers the right way,” coach Pat Shurmur said. “The first game, Odell touched it a bunch (15 targets, plus a rushing attempt). Last game, Saquon (Barkley) touched it 25 times. Really, it doesn’t matter if we’re running it or throwing it to him, he touched the ball 25 times. We’ve got to do a better job in all areas so there’s a little bit more space, I get that, but it’s certainly important to get the ball to your playmakers and we will continue to do that the best we can.”“We want to obviously get him (Beckham) involved Cheap Jon Halapio Jersey ,” offensive coordinator Mike Shula said. “He’s such a productive player for us and get him involved early, so I think it’s just – the easiest thing to say is yeah we got to game plan that, but he and Eli, they have such a good feel for the game. Just continue to utilize, not just their talents, but their awareness and their intelligence to be able to get him the football, whether or not it’s short passes, inside passes, outside passes, all that kind of stuff.”Why the Giants added WR Stacy ColeyShurmur coached Coley, added via waivers on Wednesday, in Minnesota last season.“He’s got good speed, contributes on special teams and he’s caught punts before, kicks,” Shurmur said. “He has that ability and he was a young, developmental receiver when I had him a year ago. But he’s a good player and we’re fortunate he was available. We just felt like it would be a good guy to add to the mix.”Janoris Jenkins: Giants “way better” than they have shownCornerback Janoris Jenkins remains optimistic despite the Giants’ 0-2 start.“One game at a time. We understand what we’re in, what we got ourselves in , and we feel like we’re way better than that, so we’re just going to come out and play football, and have fun.”Around the Inter-GoogleGiants: Eli Manning not rolling over despite 0-2 startEli Manning has overcome plenty of adversity, and he is ready to do so again for the Giants against the Texans.PFF's NFL QB Rankings – after Week 2 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football FocusEditor Cam Mellor takes a closer look at how the NFL's starting 32 quarterbacks have fared through two weeks of play, ahead of the Thursday Night Football game between the Jets and Browns.It doesn’t get any easier now for Giants’ embattled offensive lineIt’s going to go one of two ways for the Giants offensive line Sunday in Houston — and only one of those ways is acceptable.The Giants’ 2018 season,...Jets, Giants need their youth to rescue potentially dismal seasonThe threat of another ugly New York football season is upon us.“Not easy, not easy,” WFAN host and former Jets quarterback Boomer Esiason said before this...Leonard: Plain and simple, Giants need to figure out way to get Odell Beckham Jr. the ball more often - NY Daily NewsThe Giants didn't pay Odell Beckham Jr. to be a decoy. It has been well established by now that the New York Giants need to continue to pour resources into their offensive line. Not only do they need to find long-term starters at right tackle and center, they also need to continue to build their depth at every position. Ohio State interior lineman Michael Jordan declared early for the draft, and has the tools and versatility to intrigue scouts. Could he be a part of the Giants’ continuing offensive line rebuild? MeasurablesHeight: 6-foot-6Weight: 312 pounds (listed)ProsAthletic lineman. Moves easily as a puller or at the second level in the run game, as well as mirroring defenders in pass protection.Versatile player. Has started at both left guard and center.Works well in double-teams, as well as working off blocks to reach second-level defenders. Consistently looks for work. Good length, and flashes the ability to create movement on the offensive line.ConsNeeds to be more consistent in keeping his hips down and pad level lower.Occasionally struggles to anchor against bull rushes and can get put on skates.Needs to be more aggressive delivering his punch to defenders.Height and long legs work against him if his hips rise. Hands might not be quick enough to remain at center.Prospect Video(Center, number 73) Does He Fit The Giants?The Giants need help at center (even if they like Jon Halapio, competition at the position would be good) and depth across the board. Jordan has experience at both guard and center Cheap Will Hernandez Jersey , along with the frame and athleticism that suggest he could be a “Super Sub” in the mold of Kevin Boothe. Considering the Giants’ need for both starters and depth all along their offensive line, Michael Jordanis certainly a fit if the value is right.He is at his best when playing in double-teams or as a puller. In those situations his athleticism comes to the fore and he is able to seal off defenders from the play or work to the second level. He isn’t a mauling lineman, though when he is able to keep his pads down he flashes the ability to give defenders a hard jolt and put them back on their heels. Instead, he excels at playing angles and gaining position, rather than digging linemen out of gaps through brute strength. Center in a zone-heavy scheme might be his best position in the NFL, as it would take advantage of his that athleticism and ability to work off of double-teams. His ability to pull, however, might open up some interesting play-action concepts, where he pulls to the outside, only to become a defacto OT for the pass. Whether or not he is able to become a starter or simply a utility sixth man will depend on whether or not he is able to continue to develop his technique and consistently keep his pads down. His could final draft grade could vary wildly between teams, depending on scheme fit, what position (or positions) they think he will play, and how much development they think he could need.