The Giants ran the same ‘power’ running concept on eight consecutive plays on their final field goal drive against the Jaguars in the fourth quarter on Sunday.

Calling the same play twice in a row is unusual in the NFL. Calling the same play eight times in a row to gain 61 yards and valuable points late in a win?

Haven’t heard of it.

“It’s rare for a team to do that,” ESPN analyst Dan Orlowski, a former NFL quarterback, told the Daily News on Monday. “But the offensive line has become the strength of the unit, and the ball goes into the hands of the Giants’ best player.”

That player would be Saquon Barkley, who ran six times to the right side for 44 yards on the drive, all six times to the right side.

“We did,” Barkley admitted postgame. “Can’t stop it, why not?”

The ‘power’ concept added a sixth lineman, tackle Deory Hamilton, to the Giants’ front. And he pulled rookie left guard Josh Azevedo from the backside and used Chris Myrick as a lead-block fullback out of an offset eye formation.

Coach Brian Daboll and offensive coordinator Mike Kafka dressed him differently at times.

They moved Myarick twice with the line instead of ‘I’. They ran Matt Breda to the left on the same snap, pulling right guard Mark Glonski to the left.

Jones also kept the ball and dashed down the left for a 15-yard gain to wind the clock down to the 2-minute warning – with Myarick moving left to right, Ezeudu pulling left to right, and Breida faked the handoff.

But all eight plays were the same ‘power’ concept, and the Jaguars had no answer.

There’s a simple reason Orlovsky believes the Giants stuck with him: That’s how effective it was on the first snap of that last drive, with Barkley bouncing out for 13 yards.

“Once you call him a first down and he hits it like you’re like, screw it, he’s seeing it and feeling it,” Orlovsky said.

The former NFL quarterback also said the power is beneficial to the Giants in close situations because “you can run it against anybody. [defensive] Front.” The alignment of the defense will not change the plan.

Another reason the Giants stuck with their bread and butter is that they were playing two backups on the line: Ezeudu at left guard and Tyre Phillips at right tackle. And they simplified the calls that their new personnel could best follow.

That’s good coaching, even if it means repeating a play often.

“Yeah, we had some different groups of guys that we couldn’t get into,” Daboll said of how the O-line injuries affected the play calling. “Phillips had to jump and then Azevedo … young players who haven’t played a lot of football in this environment, in a close game.”

Interestingly, Barkley noted that the Jaguars didn’t realize the Giants’ repetition until it was too late.

This is a good example of how the Giants have a lot of options in their formation, as well as different paths to their core concepts and game plans. Players and coaches have cited this flexibility as a unique advantage and key feature of Daboll and Kafka’s offense.

“I don’t know if they realized it was the same play until maybe the fifth or sixth time, to be completely honest,” Barkley said. “Then we had some away from it when we [kept] That, and DJ made a big play, using his feet. it is difficult [stop]. It looks like we’re running the same game, but you can run a lot of things with this formation.

Getting punched in the mouth so often and effectively through a single play had to be discouraging for Jacksonville, right?

“Was it discouraging?” Barclay repeated the question. “I don’t know. All I can say is that when you lean on defenses throughout the game, you can feel them starting to loosen up, and [then you can] Take them to deep water and drown them.”

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