How New York Giants starting offensive line may look after recent FA signings

Andrew Thomas #78 of the New York Giants (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
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The New York Giants wasted little time adding to the offensive line as free agency begins, signing Mark Glowinski and Jon Feliciano

Prior to the beginning of free agency, the New York Giants offensive line looked like a deserted waste land, with the only notable player under contract being Andrew Thomas.

While there are some other names still on the team like Nick Gates and Shane Lemieux, they are both dealing with serious injuries that could cost them some time to start the season.

However, general manager Joe Schoen used the little amount of cap space the Giants have left to sign a couple of very solid offensive linemen to help fix the once horrid offensive line.

With the NFL Draft a little more than a month away, there is still some room to improve on the couple of holes left in the offensive line. If the NY Giants draft right, the offensive line could go from league worst, to great, in just one off-season.

Here is what the NY Giants offensive line may look like after their recent FA signings: 

Left Tackle: Andrew Thomas

This was the most obvious position to fill.

After a rocky rookie season, Andrew Thomas broke out during his sophomore year and emerged as one of the best left tackles in all of football, gaining a PFF grade of 78.9 while only allowing 2 sacks in 800 offensive snaps.

Last season, Thomas was the only starting caliber offensive lineman on the roster. As the rest of the season long starters, (Billy Price, Will Hernandez, Nate Solder) surrendered a combined 15 sacks with none of the three having a PFF grade above 62.

Thomas emerged as a franchise cornerstone this season, giving the NY Giants hope that there will be improvement to the horrid offensive line.

If he can maintain this level of play, or even improve upon it, Andrew Thomas will be one of the best tackles in the league for a very long time.