On Thursday, common supervisor Joe Schoen stated “nothing’s modified” within the staff’s discussions for a long-term cope with Barkley.
In March, the Giants positioned the $10.091 million franchise tag on Barkley. Each side have till July 17 to return to a multi-year deal settlement. If not, the two-time Professional Bowl RB will play on the one-year tender this season. With Barkley not signing the tender, the working again isn’t accessible to take part in offseason exercises with the staff.
Final season, Barkley had a career-high 12 months with 295 rush makes an attempt for a complete of 1,312 dashing yards for Massive Blue. With Barkley wholesome and Daniel Jones’ greatest season in Brian Daboll’s first season as head coach, New York made its first playoff look since 2016.
“It is laborious as a result of the end-goal wasn’t achieved,” Barkley stated of the 2022 season. “You try to win a Tremendous Bowl and clearly we got here up brief within the division and within the playoffs and who we misplaced to undoubtedly did not assist both with it being Philly. It wasn’t a lot that I used to be pleased with myself. It was simply confirming the whole lot that I knew. I knew the participant was nonetheless there, but it surely’s simpler to say it.
“You have to go on the market and present it and God blessed me and stored me wholesome and we’ve some large coaches and large teammates they usually put me in place to achieve success. I used to be in a position to show to not solely myself, however to everybody that the participant continues to be there and now I really feel I am younger nonetheless at 26 and I am simply beginning to get into my prime.”
After battling accidents in 2020 and 2021, the Giants’ star working again hopes to start out the 2023 marketing campaign like final season.
“There’s nonetheless a model of 26 that lots of people have not seen,” Barkley stated.