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Giants Now (6/22): Giants celebrate Father's Day; Saquon makes list of highest-graded RBs of decade


Giants celebrate Father's Day with their children, loved ones

Giants players celebrate with their children and loves ones on Father's Day.

View photos of the Giants' active roster as it currently stands.

Pro Football Focus ranks Saquon as one of top rookie RBs of the decade

Saquon Barkley took the league by storm his rookie season. After being selected with the second overall pick in the 2018 draft, the Bronx native went on to play all 16 games and accumulated 2,028 yards from scrimmage and 15 touchdowns. Barkley set the NFL record for receptions by a rookie running back with his 91 catches and the record for most 100+ yards from scrimmage games by a rookie with 12. He joined Eric Dickerson and Edgerrin James as the only players to reach 2,000 yards from scrimmage in their rookie season.

Barkley also set Giants franchise records for most rushing touchdowns in a season by a rookie, most rushing yards in a season by a rookie, and most total touchdowns in a season by a rookie.

The talented running back took home numerous honors that year, including the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year award, the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award and the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Year award, He was named to the Pro Football Writers Association's All-Rookie Team and the AP All-Rookie Team, and was also selected to the 2019 Pro Bowl.

Pro Football Focus recently recognized Barkley for his phenomenal rookie campaign. The analytics site listed the Giants' star back as one of the highest-graded rookie running backs of the decade with an overall grade of 85.2.

View photos of Giants running back Saquon Barkley's time with the New York Giants.