The Giants have a running back in Saquon Barkley, so this is a surprise. Lewis, however, can lighten the workload, offer an alternative on passing downs, and serve as a different option on third down plays. That means it’ll be a complementary role for Lewis, but he’s done well in that sort of role for both the New England Patriots and the Titans. He also has a connection with Giants coach Joe Judge, a former Patriots assistant.
There was some thought that Lewis might want to reunite with Tom Brady in Tampa, which would have made a lot of sense. For whatever reason, though, that has not happened.
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