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Giants 90-man roster preview: Adam Gettis in mix for backup offensive line job

Gettis has NFL experience at guard, and has been learning the center position

Adam Gettis
Adam Gettis
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The New York Giants will spend the next few months trying not only to figure out who will start on the right side of the offensive line, but to solve the puzzle of who the reserve linemen will be. Let's look today at one of the players who could be a front-runner for one of those reserve jobs, journeyman Adam Gettis.

2015 Season in Review

Gettis bounced on and off the Giants' practice squad several times last season and was finally picked up by the Oakland Raiders and added to their practice squad. The Giants re-signed Gettis off the Oakland practice squad at the beginning of December when Geoff Schwartz was placed on season-ending injured reserve. He was active for just one game, playing nine snaps at guard in the season finale vs. the Philadelphia Eagles.

2016 Season Outlook 

Gettis, 6-foot-2, 305 pounds, worked a little bit at center during the 2015 preseason with the Giants, and has worked extensively thus far this offseason as the second-team center. Gettis, 27, played in 13 games with the Washington Redskins in 2013. His experience and his ability to play center and both guard spots would seem to make him a favorite to earn a job as a backup lineman with the Giants this season.