Nobody should be happier about this move than Odell Beckham Jr. While Beckham was productive last season, with 1,367 yards and 10 touchdowns, the addition of Marshall should draw coverage to specifically one of them and one of them will be able to make a big play. How will other defenses handle him and Odell Beckham Jr?
The truth is, it will be a very hard task, these two receivers are two of the best in the NFL and coverage will not be easy with both of them.
Brandon Marshall on the Jets in 2016
Marshall is one of the tallest receivers in the NFL and he is not easy to cover considering he can catch jump balls because of his height. According to ESPN “He brings valuable skills to the table. His size (6-foot-4, 230 pounds) and ability to use his body effectively makes him an ideal complement to Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard, especially in the red zone. Marshall had nine red zone touchdown catches in 2015. That should greatly benefit the Giants.” Going back to his height, this proves that he was not easy to cover, and nobody ever said Odell Beckham Jr. was easy to cover, and that because hes not
these two receivers are a threatening duo. According to SBnation.com, “Marshall can step in right away and be a reliable target for Eli Manning in a passing game that ranked 17th in the league last year. At 6’4, Marshall also gives the Giants size at the receiver position. And for Marshall, Manning is a significant upgrade over Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Geno Smith.”
This proves that the giants offense is better than the Jets because their quarterback is better than the past three quarterbacks that have been throwing to Brandon Marshall over the past two years, and in his entire life.
Eli Manning is one of the best quarterbacks Marshall will ever get to play with. Now the big question, will he be an impact, or will he be a bust? Let's put it to the test!