OJ Simpson defends Giants' Saquon Barkley after poor performance, blames 'soft' offensive line

New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley had a disappointing efficiency right through Monday night time’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, however mythical NFL working again O.J. Simpson got here to his protection on Tuesday, as a substitute blaming the crew’s “comfortable” offensive line.

Simpson shared his ideas on Twitter announcing he was once “slightly pissed” after listening to the observation surrounding Barkley, who controlled simply simply six yards on 15 carries within the Giants 26-16 loss.

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“It wasn’t that he didn’t play smartly, he didn’t have an opportunity,” a fired up Simpson stated.

“I will be able to let you know I, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders — none people can have won yards. We spent our entire occupation going in opposition to stacked defenses … however the distinction between myself, Walter and Barry [Sanders] is that I had Lou Saban and Jim Ringo training. Walter had [Mike] Ditka. Barry had Wayne Fontes. Difficult guys. Guys that coached the offensive line to not do fancy blockading, however to take that Riddell and stick that Riddell on some a–es.”

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Simpson took it a step additional and looked as if it would level the finger at once at new offensive coordinator Jason Garrett, referencing his time as head trainer of the Dallas Cowboys.

“I all the time concept in spite of the issues that they [Dallas] scored, after they were given into giant video games they underachieved as a result of they didn’t play bodily — it was once all in regards to the scheme and that appears to be what they’re doing with the Giants,” Simpson persisted.

“They wish to give Saquon a fullback. They wish to give a working get started on the line and let him damage off a fullback’s block or double-team blocks. Prevent with this fancy scheme crap and get started hitting folks.”

“Giants, you’re comfortable!”

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However Barkley put the blame on himself, announcing on Monday, “I need to be higher, I need to be higher for the crew. We need to give you the option to get the run recreation going.”

The third-year working again may have an opportunity to redeem himself when the Giants take at the Chicago Bears on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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