New York Giants’ Options To Address Current WR Situation


Published: April 1, 2009


... Burress next year, the New York Giants should expect and plan to be without their star receiver for the 2009-10 season. 

Playing without Burress will not be easy even for a talented Giants team that has already proven it can win without him. But in order to get back to the Super Bowl, the Giants will need to address their No. 1 receiver situation for QB Eli Manning to have any chance of success.

And if matters could not get any worse, fellow receiver and free agent to be Amani Toomer might not be back either. The often quiet Toomer recently criticized Giants management/coaching for his reduced role in the offense when Burress was suspended.

With Burress and possibly Toomer out of the starting lineup next year, this would only leave third-year man Steve Smith as the go to guy. And while Smith has blossomed nicely as a complement and slot receiver to Burress and Toomer, Smith clearly is n...

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