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Giants claim Jamaal Johnson-Webb off waivers

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The Giants have spent much of the offseason rebuilding their offense after the dismal results of the 2013 season and they added another player to that effort on Wednesday.

They’ve claimed tackle Jamaal Johnson-Webb off of waivers from the Bills, who cut him on Tuesday. Johnson-Webb joins Geoff Schwartz, John Jerry, J.D. Walton, Charles Brown and Weston Richburg as new additions on the offensive line this offseason.

Johnson-Webb entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Cardinals last year, but didn’t make it out of camp with the team. He then spent time on practice squads in Chicago, Minnesota and Buffalo without ever playing in a regular season game.

Given the depth the Giants have tried to create with their moves in free agency and the draft, Johnson-Webb may have a hard time getting into a game this season too but that will sort itself out between now and September.

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14 Responses to “Giants claim Jamaal Johnson-Webb off waivers”
  1. DitkasHair says: May 14, 2014 4:43 PM

    Cripes their line looks as bad as the Bears in 2012, SCARY!!!

  2. nygmann says: May 14, 2014 4:51 PM

    Only time will tell if he will make an impact in training camp to be on the team!

  3. bigjim50010 says: May 14, 2014 5:07 PM

    superbowl odds were just released.
    the vikes are 29th at 100-1
    i guess the dynasty begins next year

  4. elimanningup says: May 14, 2014 5:08 PM

    Will Beatty – Geoff Schwartz – Weston Richburg – John Jerry – Justin Pugh is a damn good OL

  5. raynman49 says: May 14, 2014 5:12 PM

    They have a lot of bodies, but are they any good??

  6. lookoutjim says: May 14, 2014 5:17 PM

    Okay !

  7. ctgiant says: May 14, 2014 5:27 PM

    Beatty has got to recover from both his injury & bad year! Chris Snee was a pro-bowler but seems to be ok so far, Jerry is behind him on the depth chart, so any big body working with Pat Flagerty the best O-line coach could be find?
    CT GIANT

  8. mindelm42 says: May 14, 2014 5:35 PM

    Zach Martin that is….then LT Martin, LG Schwartz, C Richburg, RG Snee/Jerry, RT Pugh! Now that’s not a bad line to protect Eli!

  9. elibestqbever says: May 14, 2014 5:50 PM

    J.D Walton can win the center job and richburg can be move to guard or vice versa. Snee should have huge bounce back year, not missing OTA’s at all. Schwartz and Pugh can be pro bowlers this year. A healthy Beatty of 2 years ago makes this line outstanding. A injuried mess Beatty of last year makes us rely on guys like Jerry and probably an average to OK line. Either way it will be a lot better then last year which was worst o line I’ve ever seen in NFL

  10. dkkarthik says: May 14, 2014 6:00 PM

    Yeah, Giants should’ve taken a tackle early. Now lets see if Eli has enough time to throw to Odell Beckham Jr.

  11. ncphinsfan says: May 14, 2014 6:52 PM

    Hate to break the bad news to you Giants fan, but John Jerry is not even a quality backup Guard! Hopefully one of the many Camp Bodies will step up to complete your OLine. A Rookie Center and J. Jerry could be a troubled interior to say the least.

  12. kev86 says: May 14, 2014 7:36 PM

    Decent line with some depth. Could be solid. We shall see. Beckham, Richburg and Williams should all contribute as rookies too. The NFC East is up for grabs. Big Blue!!

  13. brooklynnsfinest says: May 15, 2014 2:27 AM

    Will “Beat me” is a scrub in my opinion. The first adjustment that needs to happen on the O-line is Pugh takes over LT officially. After he has proven he is up to the task in camp of course. Jerry is a 6th man at best. He can work in but not a starter. “Beat me” needs to move on down the line to RT. Richburg, Schwartz , Walton, and Snee will battle it out for the interior spots.

  14. lic112014 says: May 15, 2014 4:00 AM

    I’d like to see Alper give the guys height and weight.How big is he.The Giants are determined to have a bigger and more physical line this year so unless he’s big and plays with an attitude forget it.

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