In recent years, the New York Giants' strategy on the offensive line has been to kind of get by. They have managed to succeed without making the line one of their high-priority elements, trusting quarterback Eli Manning to help out his line with his quick release, his daring and his decision-making. Their heaviest investment on the line has been in right guard Chris Snee, a 31-year-old former second-round pick who's entering the fifth year of a six-year, $43.5 million contract. Their center, David Baas, was a free-agent signing two years ago but is also 31 and hasn't lived up to billing. Though both Baas and Snee were very high second-round picks, the Giants do not have a first-round offensive lineman on the roster...
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