3 ways the NY Giants improved this offseason and 2 ways they didn't

It was a far from perfect offseason for the Giants and Joe Schoen
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4. Offensive line - improvement

Is it possible? Did the offensive line actually get better this offseason? Well, only time will tell, but, on paper, Schoen has done a lot of work. Let's hope that it translates to the field this year. After watching the Giants move on from multiple offensive linemen in Matt Peart, Shane Lemieux, and Ben Bredeson, Schoen went to work revamping the entire unit. There are a ton of new faces in the organization and they're all hungry for an opportunity to start.

Coach Daboll brought in Raiders offensive line coach Carmen Bricillo and offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor came with him. Eluemunor immediately took to social media to announce that he was hungry and did not come over to be anyone's backup. The Giants also added offensive lineman Jon Runyan Jr., formerly of the Packers, much to the delight of Michael Strahan. Schoen wasn't done there, as he added interior linemen Aaron Stinnie formerly of the Bucs, Austin Schlottman formerly of the Vikings, and offensive tackle Matt Nelson formerly of the Lions. Many people tore into Schoen after not addressing the offensive line once in the draft, but Schoen added two undrafted free agents in Jake Kubas from North Dakota State, and Marcellus Johnson from Mizzou, both UDFAs that were highly sought after.

Position battles are always fun, and this one is going to be a dogfight. The line play was utterly embarrassing and historically bad in 2023. While nothing is set in stone, if Runyan and Eluemunor were brought in to be starters, then the OL could be looking like it will be from left to right Andrew Thomas, Runyan, John Michael Schmitz, Eluemunor and Evan Neal. Not bad at all.