Though it may not be time to completely overhaul the running back group, 2016 has made it clear that a new face is needed in the New York Giants backfield.
Through Week 10 of the 2016 NFL season, the New York Giants rushing attack ranks second to last in the league, generating just 74.2 yards per game. The year prior, New York ranked in the bottom half of the league in rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, and yards per carry.
It’s time the Giants added a new face to the running back room.
After trotting out essentially the same group of starting backs (save for the subtraction of Andre Williams and addition of Paul Perkins) two years in a row with little success, the team needs to look at other options.
Though a complete shake up of the roster at the position would be too extreme and costly a measure, adding a mid-level contributor to the squad in 2017 would go a long way.
Here are a few options Jerry Reese can look at for 2017: