Updated Giants’ 53-man roster projection after first preseason game
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By Ed Valentine

Guessing the 53-man roster for the New York Giants is always fun, and with things evolving constantly as we get closer to the regular season let’s update our latest projection.

Quarterback (3)Eli Manning, Davis Webb, Kyle Lauletta

No change. Lauletta was better than Webb Thursday vs. the Cleveland Browns, but Webb remains second on the depth chart.

Out: Alex Tanney

Running back (4) Saquon Barkley, Wayne Gallman, Jonathan Stewart, Shane Smith

Last time I listed Smith as a tight end. He’s a fullback, so I’m putting him in this group.

At this point, I still believe one of Robert Martin and Jalen Simmons will be on the practice squad. Both were impressive Thursday.

Tight end (3)Evan Engram, Rhett Ellison, Jerell Adams

Initially, I thought Adams might be in jeopardy. Now, as each week goes by I’m more and more certain he makes the roster.

Out: Scott Simonson, Garrett Dickerson, Ryan O’Malley

Wide receiver (7)Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard, Cody Latimer, Hunter Sharp, Russell Shepard, Amba Etta-Tawo, Kalif Raymond

No change. This might still be one too many wide receivers, but at this point I think Sharp, Raymond and Etta-Tawo all deserve roster...

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