Giants must find answer to stagnant running game for any hope on offense

The first thing the Giants need to fix in a broken offense goes back to the first thing head coach Joe Judge and general manager Dave Gettleman ever agreed upon. 

Winning games requires running the football effectively. 

After the firing of Jason Garrett and the injury to Daniel Jones over the last two weeks, the Giants will have a different offensive coordinator (Freddie Kitchens) and a different starting quarterback (Mike Glennon) on Sunday against the Dolphins than were in place most of the season. But what really needs to change is the Giants’ ranking of No. 28 in the NFL in yards per carry (3.8). 

“After 12 weeks, they don’t have one signature run that they can do well,” NFL Network film guru Brian Baldinger told The Post. “They are working with what they have on the offensive line after injuries, but they don’t move the line of scrimmage at all. Their double-teams are weak. The basics of blocking are not good.” 

Freddie Kitchens (left) and Joe Judge (right) speak at Giants’ practice Thursday.Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post

Garrett’s offense left many across the league scratching their heads: What is the Giants’ identity? Kitchens needs to go back to the core principle on which the Giants are built. 

“To just go into each game and simply say, ‘This is what we are, this is who we are,’ you have to have an identity within that,” Judge said. “We have a core…

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