4 biggest Giants threats for Saquon Barkley if he hits free agency

These are the teams to keep an eye on if Saquon comes up for grabs
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1. Baltimore Ravens

Every year, it seems that the Baltimore Ravens find themselves in the same predicament. Constantly battling the injury bug, specifically at the running back position, they never seem to be able to capitalize on their elite offensive line and quarterback combination. Seeing J.K Dobbins hobble off the field year after year has ripped fans' hearts out, and they may be looking for more of a proven commodity to line up aside the league's MVP.

After seeing the Chiefs beat them in the AFC Championship Game en route to another Super Bowl, the Ravens' mentality will drastically shift, like many NFL teams, to, "How do we beat Patrick Mahomes?" Mahomes has proven that he is one of the best to ever do it and is yet to be dethroned by anyone not named Joe Burrow (once) or Tom Brady (twice). Moving forward, in order to contend in the AFC, there is no doubt you will have to go through Kansas City.

Having just signed Lamar Jackson to a massive contract, it is time to surround him with elite weapons to make his job easier. While often very effective, the Ravens' rushing attack consisted of a combination of Gus Edwards and Justice Hill last season. Can you imagine how the opposing defense would feel on a read-option play with Lamar and Saquon in the backfield?

With aspirations of returning to a No. 1 seed and home-field advantage through the playoffs in 2024, look for the Ravens to be aggressive in their pursuit of an RB to pair with their star QB. Although there is no certainty that Barkley won't be back in East Rutherford next year, there is no question that his services will be sought after. The Giants will have to reach deep into their pockets to retain the heart and soul of the team.