At this point, the New York Giants are just going to throw sh** at the wall and see what happens when it comes to their offensive line situation.
Will Bobby Hart start at right tackle? Will D.J. Fluker take John Jerry’s spot at right guard? Will Justin Pugh eventually replace Ereck Flowers at left tackle?
With the expectation that the organization will continue to look for answers on the open market, giving themselves as many options as possible, a new name has surfaced for them to potentially pursue.
That being, Orlando Franklin.
Chargers released offensive lineman Orlando Franklin, per source. Chargers drafted two guards and deemed Franklin too pricey to keep.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 15, 2017
Now, let me be clear: since signing with the San Diego Chargers two years ago, Franklin has been miserable, according to Pro Football Focus.
In each season, he’s registered grades below 48.
But from 2012-2014 he posted grades above 83 with the Denver Broncos, teams quarterbacked by Eli’s big brother, Peyton.
Franklin has also played less than 15 games only once in his six-year career while doing so as both a guard and tackle.
With so many questions on their offensive line, adding a player who has position flexibility is a huge plus.
Will the Giants give him a look? It remains to be seen.
But it certainly seems likely when you consider the fact that they chose to wait until the sixth round to address the offensive line in the draft.