This week, I asked our Giants Wire readers via social media what would be the first two moves they would make this offseason if they were made the general manager of the New York Giants.

Many of the answers were the standard ones about what to do with quarterback Eli Manning and outside linebacker Oliver Vernon. Others had to do with signing certain free agents and drafting other players of need and worth.

Here’s some of the more interesting ones.

This might be the most logical especially when it comes to the the timeline. They must either sign impending unrestricted free agent safety Landon Collins or designate him for the franchise tag by March 5. That is a full week before free agency begins, so there’s no real drama connecting the two. The Giants might simply tag Collins before that — as early as February 19 — to eliminate the drama altogether. He’s staying, one way or the other.

They have to get ahead of the Jamon Brown situation as soon as possible. It’s unlikely they’ll lose him, but they must be competitive in their offer just to keep him off the market. My guess is he’ll make it to free agency and then sign back with the Giants right away. He knows he has a home here.

Rosas is an exclusive rights free agent (ERFA) who will be tendered by the Giants at the league deadline, which is March 13. No question he’ll be back with the team so this is more of a formality.

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No one seems to want Curtis Riley back. That doesn’t mean he won’t be, though. For that to happen, the Giants would have to tender him since he’s going to be a restricted free agent come March. They are under no obligation to do that, however, and they could just refuse to tender him, but I see them looking to leverage him somehow before parting ways.

They could tender him for a late round draft pick in hopes that some oblivious team takes the bait. If not, he either gets cut or comes back to camp and hopefully gets aced out by better competition. No way he starts 16 games in 2019.

Probably the best part of Vernon making the Pro Bowl is that his stature and price went up making him more marketable to other teams. That’s also a detriment if you can’t trade him.

Even though his salary and cap hit are becoming more digestible as his massive contract unfolds, the Giants have to try to restructure him before looking at the other options. If they can’t get him to take a pay cut, a trade would seem like the next best move but here’s where the rubber hits the road on this.

Who will be willing to pay up for him? And what will they get in return? They still have no pass rush and moving on from Vernon before bringing in other solutions may not be the best move.

Not the craziest of solutions, but there’s ramifications to all of this. Cutting those three players leaves glaring holes in the roster at all three positions. Not to mention $17.5 million in dead cap charges for 2019.

Are all three overpaid? Yes, but with the salary cap going up, they have to maintain some type of core to move forward with. Pay cuts may in order to cut down the yearly cash owed, but those cap hits are etched in stone whether you keep or cut the players.

As for Eli, extending him is not the way to to go unless it’s a sweetheart deal. He’s too expensive to keep at the moment. He either has to agree to a pay cut or risk the probability of being released. His dead cap number is $6.2 million and the Giants — if they draft or sign a quarterback — just might be willing to eat that. Then again, they just might let him play out his contract this year and bite the bullet.