World News – US – Predicting the Giants’ RB rotation with Devonta Freeman between Wayne Gallman, Dion Lewis and Alfred Morris


Wayne Gallman (22) and Kaden Smith (82) of the New York Giants celebrate after Gallman’s touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday , October 22, 2020, in Philadelphia (AP Photo / Chris Szagola) APAP

Gallman will likely be the Giants’ running back on Monday night, forced to take over the role since regular starter Devonta Freeman suffered ankle injury Gallman wasn’t even a lock on making the squad this year, but here is now, again, asked to replace the Giants in a pinch

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Gallman was drafted in the fourth round from Clemson in 2017 and has yet to live up to that billing project.In four career starts, he has 36 carries for 105 yards and one touchdown, an abysmal 291 yards per carry on average

In eight games with more than 10 carries, Gallman averaged 39 yards per carry, with two touchdowns

Last year Gallman started replacing injured Barkley, suffered a concussion the following week and never regained a role once Buck Allen was signed Worse yet: he finished the season with five consecutive designations as a healthy scratch and has never played more than 13 shots after week 4

In a year when the Giants have one of the worst rushing attacks in the NFL (981 yards per game, 27th overall), Gallman has actually been the team’s most efficient runner, although on short bursts It doesn’t mean much, but it’s true

« Wayne is still a young player, » said offensive coordinator Jason Garrett on Friday. “We’re trying to help him grow and develop as a player and be a full comeback for us. I think there was some evidence in the first part of the season where he demonstrated that Wayne seize the opportunity « 

He started in place of an injured Saquon Barkley in Week 3 and has amassed just seven yards on four carries since: He averaged 4, 9 yards per carry and scored a touchdown against the Eagles in the last week

So against the Buccaneers Monday night – Tampa Bay has the best running defense in the NFL – Gallman will likely start and get most of the Giants’ rushing attempts, but not all

Veteran Dion Lewis will likely replace transmissions, if not more, and Alfred Morris will also get some touches Morris was called up from the practice squad for Monday’s game, and the eight-year veteran already has the confidence of Garrett after playing two seasons (2016-17) for him with the Cowboys

In the Giants’ first game after Barkley’s season ended – and before Freeman could get a full workload – Garrett gave Lewis 38% of the shots while Gallman got 35% Freeman got also played 29% in his first week after signing

A similar split is possible, especially if the Giants – as expected – spend most of the game against the Buccaneers, a double-digit-favored Super Bowl contender, playing from behind Gallman, it should be noted, won. five receptions against the Eagles last week, but only for 20 yards

Yet at the end of the night, that will be Gallman’s last chance to shine. He will be a free agent this offseason, and the rest of the league will be watching him Monday night

“For me and my situation, I just came over and try to do my best when my number is called,” Gallman said recently “I just have to stay ready This is really the big deal with me, stay ready to stay locked in the game Don’t try to get too big, but just sometimes take the basic shot and see what happens Just play smart « 

Here’s our best guess, assuming the Giants are spending most of the night catching up:

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World News – USA – Predicting Giants’ Rotation RB with Devonta Freeman between Wayne Gallman, Dion Lewis, Alfred Morris


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