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Is Saquon Barkley the greatest Giants running back ever?

When the Giants drafted Saquon Barkley second overall in this year’s NFL draft, GM Dave Gettleman lamented at Barkley’s “gold-jacket potential.”

Entering Monday night’s game between the Rams and Chiefs, Barkley ranks sixth in rushing yards and has the second-most receiving yards among running backs. But where does he rank among other great Giants running backs?

Here are Barkley’s stats and some other Giants greats through their first 10 games:

Saquon Barkley

RUSH ATTEMPTS: 158
RUSH YARDS: 728
RUSH TDS: 7

RECEPTIONS: 64
RECEIVING YARDS: 540
RECEIVING TDS: 3

Ottis Anderson

RUSH ATTEMPTS: 203
RUSH YARDS: 1,000
RUSH TDS: 5

RECEPTIONS: 31
RECEIVING YARDS: 236
RECEIVING TDS: 1

Ron Dayne

RUSH ATTEMPTS: 157
RUSH YARDS: 581
RUSH TDS: 4

RECEPTIONS: 2
RECEIVING YARDS: 10
RECEIVING TDS: 0

Tiki Barber

RUSH ATTEMPTS: 106
RUSH YARDS: 397
RUSH TDS: 3

RECEPTIONS: 32
RECEIVING YARDS: 290
RECEIVING TDS: 1

Yeah, Barkley’s pretty good.

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