3 Positions the New York Giants must address this offseason
New York Giants must significantly upgrade center
With the New York Giants having a big need for offensive lineman this offseason, there’s a very high chance that they take two in the first round of the draft.
Nick Gates was the starting center for the Giants in 2021 after showing some promise following a transition from left guard.
Unfortunately, Gates suffered a devastating injury in Week 2 against the Washington Football Team. Gates needed a total of six surgeries to repair both his tibia and fibula.
For what everyone seemed was a potential career-ender, Gates is said to make a full recovery, but the gamble seems to much of a risk for the Giants especially since there are options at the position the Giants can go after.
One of these players is the Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum.
The 21-year old has scouts labeling generational and is widely praised and considered the best care to come out of the draft in years.
The Giants have the luxury of draft capital and could definitely take him with one of their picks, they might try to trade back with a team looking to jump up the board and take a quarterback and still walk out the first round with Linderbaum.
Linderbaum has all the tools to excel at playing center in the NFL and would be a big keystone piece on the offensive line in the rebuild.