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Giants free agency rumors: Offensive tackle Russell Okung meets with Giants

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The Giants are hosting offensive tackle Russell Okung, who could be the finishing touch to their offensive line.

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The New York Giants have been impressively busy to start the 2016 offseason, kicking in the doors by signing four of the top free agents on the market -- well, three free agents and preventing Jason Pierre-Paul from hitting the market.

They have yet to address the void that releasing Will Beatty created on the right side of their offensive line, but that could change Friday. Sources are indicating that Seahawks' free agent offensive tackle Russell Okung will be meeting with the Giants.

Okung, who is acting as his own agent, received an offer from the Seahawks, but decided to see what his value is on the open market. Drafted with the sixth overall pick of the 2010 draft, the 6-foot-5, 310-pound Okung is everything the Giants look for in an offensive tackle -- big, long, athletic, and powerful. However, a history of nagging injuries, capped by a dislocated shoulder suffered in the divisional round of the playoffs, complicate matters.

As does the Giants' likely preference for Ereck Flowers to play left tackle.

However, if the Giants are comfortable with Okung's medical report, they have proven very capable recruiters in the past, rarely letting players who catch their eye leave without a contract.