The New York Giants are not a excellent soccer group at the moment. 

Alternatively, if there is a silver lining to the group’s on-field misfortunes, it is rookie working again Saquon Barkley. Whilst the Giants had been getting trounced on nationwide tv towards their longtime competitors, the Philadelphia Eagles, Barkley confirmed off his abilities.

The No. 2 general pick out on this 12 months’s draft out of Penn State, Barkley entered Thursday evening’s sport with 582 mixed dashing (308) and receiving (274) yards — plus 5 touchdowns — in the course of the season’s first 5 video games. He added to these spectacular totals in impressive style at MetLife Stadium.

To your comfort, we now have amassed Barkley’s superior performs proper right here.

At the Giants’ 2d ownership of the sport, Barkley reeled off a 46-yard run that arrange a area purpose.

Early in the second one quarter, Barkley had a fantastic Nine-yard run. That is truly a sight to behold.

Later, Barkley grew to become a display screen move right into a tackle-busting 55-yard achieve. 

In spite of everything, Barkley hit paydirt, going 50 yards for the Giants’ first landing of the sport.

The ones within the know had been left inspired with Barkley.

NFL body of workers guru Gil Brandt squashed any perception that the Giants made a mistake drafting Barkley.

Former Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant went so far as to match Barkley to Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer Barry Sanders.

Former New England Patriots linebacker and present ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi concurred with Bryant’s evaluate.

Apply USA TODAY Sports activities’ Jim Reineking on Twitter @jimreineking.

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