New York Giants big-money receiver Kenny Golladay famously did not rating a landing in his first season with Large Blue.
Coming into Yr 2 with the membership, the wideout hopes to maneuver on from the substandard season below the brand new teaching employees.
“It was disappointing, however so much performed a task in that,” Golladay mentioned Monday, through the New York Publish. “Each offense needs to get off to a quick begin, however to be trustworthy we’ve not even been speaking about final yr.”
Golladay inked a four-year, $72 million contract with the Giants as a free agent final yr and proceeded to place up 37 catches for 521 yards with the goose egg within the scoring column. Golladay had been an underrated receiver in Detroit, producing back-to-back 1,000-plus yard campaigns and incomes a Professional Bowl in 2019 whereas main the NFL with 11 TDs that season.
After enjoying simply 5 video games in 2020 on account of damage and final yr’s disappointment following his large deal, there are questions on how he matches in New York. However Golladay insisted the contract and expectations did not put an excessive amount of strain on him to carry out.
“No, by no means,” Golladay mentioned. “It was simply numerous completely different transferring elements final yr. That was final yr.”
A contested-catch field-stretcher in Detroit as a participant Matthew Stafford trusted with 50-50 balls, Golladay wasn’t an awesome slot in New York below the earlier regime.
The wideout, nevertheless, believes Brian Daboll’s “very receiver pleasant” offense that is being put in can assist change the narrative.
“First off, the offense is completely completely different,” Golladay mentioned. “Coach is placing individuals in several positions always, retaining the protection guessing. It simply offers you numerous freedom. You do not have to be so cookie-cutter or do what’s on the paper. You possibly can go on the market and sort of make the route your personal.”
Daniel Jones’ improvement will play a big function in whether or not Golladay can rebound from final yr’s poor efficiency. The wideout just isn’t going to create a ton of separation — that is by no means who he is been — however could make performs in tight protection when given an opportunity. The query is whether or not Jones will give the 28-year-old extra alternatives within the new offense like Stafford did throughout Golladay’s greatest seasons in Detroit.