Jamon Brown
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The New York Giants have added depth to their offensive line by claiming Los Angeles Rams guard Jamon Brown off waivers. 

Big Blue has added talent to help their below-average offensive line.

Per Adam Schefter, the Giants claimed guard Jamon Brown off waivers late Wednesday night. The offensive lineman was previously a member of the Los Angeles Rams.

This is now the only other team Brown has been on besides the Rams. In the 2015 NFL draft, Brown was a third-round selection out of Louisville. Brown was in and out of the starting lineup his first two seasons, until 2017 when he started all 16 games for LA.

At the beginning of this season, Brown violated the NFL’s substance abuse program. As a result, he was suspended for the first two games and never was able to get back his starting spot. Now, Brown has landed himself a spot in New York where he can definitely get some playing time right away.

With original starting right guard Patrick Omameh out for the year, Brown can see himself in the starting lineup very soon. He would most likely play that side with young right tackle Chad Wheeler.

All-in-all, it’s a good move by the Giants front office. The offensive line has struggled all year, despite the offseason signing of tackle Nate Solder and the release of tackle Ereck Flowers.

For the Big Blue offense to succeed, they need to give quarterback Eli Manning enough time to throw the ball downfield. They simply haven’t so far this year, so it’s time to step up, and the former Ram has the opportunity to help them do that.

With a bye week this week for the Giants, Brown will dress for his first game in a Giants uniform next Monday the 12th, most likely. The Giants kick off against the 49ers that evening on Monday Night Football.

Ryan Honey is a staff writer and host of the Wide Right Podcast.