Here’s what the best version of the NY Giants’ offensive line could be

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 10: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Nick Gates #65 of the New York Giants in action against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Giants 34-27. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 10: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Nick Gates #65 of the New York Giants in action against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Giants 34-27. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) /
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Shane Lemieux of the NY Giants (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
Shane Lemieux of the NY Giants (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images) /

C: Shane Lemieux

This projection is the longest shot of them all, as Shane Lemieux was only a fifth-round selection and has never started a game at center in his football career. However, he was clearly drafted later than he should have been and was an extremely high-level college football guard at Oregon.

He’s got the frame and had usage to succeed at the position, it’s just going to be a matter of if he can get the whole snapping the ball science down in a single offseason thing.

Without having the privilege of evaluating Shane Lemieux’s first attempts at learning the position, after watching plenty of tape on the rookie I truly believe he has the makeup to succeed in this position switch.

Being able to roll Lemieux out at center also solves the problem of having your best players on the field at all five positions, which I’ll get to later.