7 key NY Giants targets who Joe Schoen didn't land on Day 1 of free agency

Day 1 of free agency had its ups and down for the New York Giants.

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4. RB Saquon Barkley

In a heartbreaking twist of events, Giants star running back Saquon Barkley opted for the Eagles on a three-year, $37.75 million deal. We understand this move for Barkley for a few reasons, but that doesn't change the fact that he back-stabbed the Giants and their fans.

Barkley is a Pennsylvania native and went to Penn State, so his local ties make for a compelling reason to join the Eagles. This, combined with their elite offensive line and Super Bowl aspirations only added fuel to the fire. Not to mention that Roseman and company finally gave Barkley the money he deserved.

Time will only tell if this move will work out for the Eagles, but given Barkley's previous production behind poor offensive lines, it seems like a match made in heaven for the two sides. If Barkley can stay healthy, he has the chance to finally reach the potential that made him worth being selected No. 2 overall back in 2018.