Wayne Gallman is headed out West. The former Giants jogging back has reportedly signed a contract with the San Francisco 49ers.
Field Yates of ESPN studies the 49ers have obtained former Giants jogging back Wayne Gallman. This arrives soon after it was described previously this week the Niners would be hosting Gallman on a stop by.
The 49ers have signed former Giants RB Wayne Gallman.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 21, 2021
Inspite of the Giants drafting him in 2017 out of Clemson, Gallman under no circumstances discovered a concrete starting off role till this past time soon after Saquon Barkley tore his ACL in the 7 days two decline to Chicago. From there, Gallman put collectively some of the best performances of his occupation amid a mid-time winning streak, which include game titles in which he rushed for 94 and one hundred thirty five yards respectively in opposition to the Bengals and Seahawks.
Gallman now joins a jogging back committee that furthermore encompasses Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson. He’ll substitute Tevin Coleman, who departed San Fran this offseason to signal a 1-12 months offer with the Jets.
It was not likely the Giants were likely to bring Gallman back ahead of the 2021 campaign. Barkley is hoping to return far better than at any time later this 12 months and the Giants also agreed to a two-12 months offer with Devontae Booker at the beginning of the absolutely free agency period of time.
Wayne’s occupation in East Rutherford so concludes soon after 53 game titles played with 14 starts. He averaged 4.three yards for every have through that time period of time with 9 whole speeding touchdowns and a pair of receiving scores.
Previous time, Gallman recorded occupation-highs in speeding yards (682), speeding touchdowns (six), speeding attempts (147), and yards for every have (4.6).
The Giants now flip their jogging back-related interest to Barkley and his impending contract problem. Getting that he’s coming into his fourth 12 months in the league, the former No. two in general draft select is qualified for the fifth-12 months possibility on his contract.
New York will most certainly select up that possibility and delay a opportunity contract extension — the organization should wait and see if Saquon can return to his 2018 rookie-12 months type adhering to this ACL tear in advance of throwing a significant quantity of cash his way.