4 NFL stars the NY Giants could have had instead of Ereck Flowers

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3. RB Todd Gurley

Todd Gurley's football life was quite similar to that of a comet. It was fast, very impressive and before you knew it, it was over. In terms of individual accolades, Gurley may have the most impressive resume of anyone in the 2015 draft class. He was Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2015, Offensive Player of the Year in 2017, First Team All-Pro twice and a three-time Pro Bowler.

Gurley rushed for more than 6,000 yards and 67 touchdowns in just six years in the league. It's a bummer to think about how impactful his knee issues turned out to be considering how good he was during his prime years. There's no telling how many fantasy football championships he won for people in 2017 and 2018.

Now, how would he have fit into the Giants? Perfectly. Gurley would have eventually taken Rashad Jennings' spot as RB1 and joined an offensive unit consisting of Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz and legend Eli Manning. Gurley's explosiveness could have opened up this offensive in ways Jennings couldn't. With Gurley always being a threat in ther backfield, it could have really taken a lot of pressure of the passing game and taken attention away from OBJ.