The New York Giants have signed veteran offensive lineman Max Garcia, formerly of the Arizona Cardinals. Here are five things you need to know:
1. Garcia, 6-4 and 309 pounds, has played in 93 games with 52 starts for the Broncos (2015-18) and Cardinals (2019-21).
2. Originally a fourth-round pick out of the University of Florida by Denver in 2015, Garcia has made 39 regular-season starts at left guard, nine at right guard, and four at center. His postseason start was at right guard.
3. Garcia won Super Bowl 50 with Denver as part of his four career postseason appearances. His playoff resume also includes one start at right guard in Arizona's Wild Card loss this past year to the eventual Super Bowl champion Rams. Garcia started 12 games for the Cardinals last year – eight at right guard and four at center. Arizona ranked eighth in total yards and 11th in scoring in 2021.
4. Garcia joins a handful of veteran free agents who signed with the Giants as they remake their offensive line. The team also added Mark Glowinski, Jon Feliciano, Jamil Douglas, and Matt Gono.
5. In college, he started 37 of 39 games played at Florida and Maryland, earning starts at left tackle, left guard, and center. He was voted second-team All-SEC as a senior in 2014 after starting all 13 games at center for the Gators. He attended Norcross High School, where he was named honorable mention Class 5A All-Georgia as a senior. He also competed in the shot put and discus events and traveled to Australia in the summer of 2009 to compete in a World Track meet.