EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — D.J. Fluker is going to fit in well with the New York Giants’ offensive line.
Like everyone on the unit, the 2013 first-round pick has a lot to prove after being let go by the San Diego Chargers.
The line was a main focal point of the Giants’ problems last season.
Despite an 11-5 regular-season record that got New York into the playoffs for the first time since 2011, the offense was anemic. The running game rarely got going, and Eli Manning seemingly took more hits trying to pass than in years past. The defense carried the team.
The offensive line is populated by relatively the same cast as last season, with the lone exception being right tackle Marshall Newhouse, who signed with Oakland as a free agent.
Bobby Hart has taken over at his spot, even though many think the Giants signed Fluker as a free agent in the offseason to play there. For now, the 6-foot-5, 339-pounder has been the backup right guard during organized team activities.
“I have a lot to prove, more than just being a player, just to prove to the team that let me go,” Fluker said Friday after the Giants wrapped up their second…