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New York Giants' unofficial depth chart as 2016 season is set to begin

Depth chart updated with signing of third quarterback Josh Johnson.

Orleans Darkwa takes a handoff from Eli Manning.
Orleans Darkwa takes a handoff from Eli Manning.
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The New York Giants have set, for now, their 53-man regular season roster. The first official depth chart will be released later this week, but that doesn't mean we have to wait for it. Let's take a look at what the unofficial depth chart looks like as the Giants begin preparations for their season-opener against the Dallas Cowboys.

This chart uses the positional listings from The only change made from the way the chart is constructed on the team's official web site is that I have Darian Thompson as a starter instead of Nat Berhe. We know that will be the case if Thompson, the rookie third-round pick, is ready to play.

One question will be who the backup running back for Rashad Jennings will be. That likely will be Orleans Darkwa, but we will have to wait to find out how the Giants will employ their backs.


WR1 Odell Beckham Jr Roger Lewis
LT Ereck Flowers Will Beatty
LG Justin Pugh Bobby Hart
C Weston Richburg Brett Jones
RG John Jerry Bobby Hart
RT Marshall Newhouse Will Beatty
TE Larry Donnell Will Tye Jerell Adams
QB Eli Manning Ryan Nassib Josh Johnson
WR2 Sterling Shepard Dwayne Harris
RB Rashad Jennings Shane Vereen Orleans Darkwa
Bobby Rainey
Paul Perkins
WR3 Victor Cruz Tavarres King


LDE Jason Pierre-Paul Kerry Wynn Romeo Okwara
LDT Damon Harrison Jay Bromley
RDT Johnathan Hankins Robert Thomas
RDE Olivier Vernon Owa Odighizuwa
SLB Devon Kennard Mark Herzlich
MLB Kelvin Sheppard B.J. Goodson
WLB Jonathan Casillas Keenan Robinson J.T. Thomas
LCB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Eli Apple Leon Hall
SS Landon Collins Nat Berhe
FS Darian Thompson Nat Berhe Mykkele Thompson
RCB Janoris Jenkins Trevin Wade