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5 Giants who could be "Fantasy Superstars"

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If you fantasy owners were lucky enough to steal Odell Beckham Jr. last season, there's a good chance a trophy is sitting on your desk at work right now.


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But there will be no hiding the Giants wide receiver this time around.

The second-year pro will be a coveted player in your league along with plenty of his teammates as Big Blue's offense looks to improve on its top-10 finish in 2014.

Looking at NFL.com's projections, rankings, and average picks and rounds, here are five fantasy Giants you'll want on your roster this season, which begins Sept. 13 against the Dallas Cowboys.

1. WR Odell Beckham Jr.

NFL.com analysis: "Beckham went nuts as a rookie, averaging 17 fantasy points a game while scoring 19-plus points in five of his last six contests. While those video-game totals will tempt some owners to draft him in the first round, I see Beckham being picked in Round 2 in most leagues. While he's an incredible talent, repeating that high level of success again will be difficult.

2. QB Eli ManningNFL.com analysis: "Many forget that Manning posted top-10 fantasy numbers last year, and will overlook him again in 2015. But consider the following: Manning has another year of experience in offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo's system (a system he was still adjusting to last year), another year of Odell Beckham Jr., and, oh yeah, he gets his favorite target back from injury in Victor Cruz. His current ranking would suggest he'll be going extremely deep in drafts, but if I could swing him in the 10th, I would think I hit a home run. In my mind, he's a lock to be a top-10 guy again, with the upside of being just outside the top five."

3. Rashad Jennings

NFL.com analysis: "Jennings is likely to cede touches in the passing game to newly-signed Shane Vereen next season. Andre Williams, who led the team is rushing is also back, so it's a crowded backfield - at least if all three stay healthy." >> WATCH JENNINGS SURPRISE FANTASY PLAYERS

4. Shane Vereen

NFL.com analysis: "With LT William Beatty (pectoral) out for 5-6 months, the Giants may place a greater emphasis on the pass-protection skills of their running backs. Vereen still has plenty of competition for snaps and touches, but his reputation as a receiver and blocker makes him the favorite to get most of the playing time on passing downs."

5. Victor Cruz

NFL.com analysis: "Cruz has been testing his knee by cutting and running routes, but he's not yet to the point in his recovery where he can practice his techniques against defensive backs. The 28-year-old wideout is working his way back from a patellar tendon tear and remains optimistic that he'll be ready to go for Week 1."

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