The working social media humorous story is that the Fresh York Giants’ offense will doubtless be Saquon Barkley working staunch into a brick wall 750 times in 2019.
The bitter snark, on the opposite hand, offers a sliver of truth after the Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr. out of metropolis. Barkley, after his award-worthwhile rookie season, will doubtless be requested to buy on a dapper feature of the offense.
Attending Penn Divulge’s Expert Day this week, the used Nittany Lion educated Matt Lombardo of NJ.com he additionally knows his leadership feature will must amplify with OBJ jettisoned.
“I must grow as a jog-setter more,” Barkley acknowledged. “Whether or no longer or no longer it’s being a vocal leader or leading by instance, or no longer it’s a crew effort. Now we must produce other gamers grow as leaders, continue to deem in every other.”
Barkley acknowledged Beckham educated him about the alternate to Cleveland earlier than the media caught wind of the story (NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo being first) and supplied the young working wait on with some suggestion about navigating Fresh York’s landmines.
“We talked over Facetime, he had honest gotten traded, so I manufacture no longer reflect he used to be in point of fact happy about it,” Barkley added. “He honest gave me some suggestion about the style to tackle stuff in the league. He used to be the same frail giant brother to me that he’s repeatedly been.”
With that giant brother now long past, Barkley must shoulder an even bigger part of the burden each on and off the sphere in 2019.