Giants add blocking help with former Steelers H-back Will Johnson

After focusing the early part of their free-agent effort on defense, the New York Giants on Monday added some blocking help on the offensive side of the ball. According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, former Steelers H-back Will Johnson agreed on a two-year deal with the Giants.

In other moves that were announced Monday by the players or their agents, the Giants also added interior offensive linemen Dillon Farrell and Ryan Seymour.

The Giants have been looking to add depth to their offensive line, and it's conceivable that Farrell or Seymour could compete with John Jerry for the starting right guard spot in camp. But they also could end up as backups. Neither is a likely right tackle candidate, and the Giants continue to look for a starter at that spot.

Johnson, on the other hand, is someone for whom the Giants likely have plans. He can line up at fullback or as a blocking tight end, the latter of which the Giants really never had last season after Daniel Fells contracted a career-ending case of MRSA and had to endure multiple surgeries to save his life. Fullback (and occasional defensive tackle) Nikita Whitlock suffered a season-ending injury late in the season, but he is expected back and could face competition in camp from the versatile Johnson.