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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3. Tight ends - improvement

The tight ends room was another group that saw a massive overhaul over the past couple of months. While one of the stories around the offseason is wondering whether tight end Darren Waller will retire, Schoen was proactive and added talent to the group. Whether Waller suits up for the Giants next season remains to be seen, but Schoen wasn't going to sit around and wait to see what he does before making moves. Schoen added tight ends Jack Stoll and Chris Manhertz from the Eagles and Broncos in free agency. While both offer modest stats in terms of receiving numbers, they excel at blocking in both the run and pass game. The Giants desperately needed to fix their blocking issues, and after adding multiple pieces to the offensive line, Schoen added blocking tight ends to help out in the effort.

To go along with Stoll and Manhertz, the Giants still have third-year tight end Daniel Bellinger, who they really like, along with tight end Lawrence Cager and Tyree Jackson. The most exciting addition to the room is going to be tight end Theo Johnson out of Penn State. Giants personnel and fans alike were surprised Johnson was still available midway through the draft, but they were more than happy to add him to the team. The addition of the 6-6 tight end adds another dynamic pass-catcher to this offensive. The athletic tight end will be a great redzone target that will add to the matchup nightmare opposing defenses will face when they have to also guard Nabers, Robinson, and Hyatt - don't forget about new running back Devin Singletary either.

Daboll and Schoen continue to add to the young nucleus of the team. With all the additions they have had this year in terms of young talent, to go along with some solid veteran offensive line additions, Schoen may finally be able to get this offense back on track. Whoever is at the helm may suddenly look around and be happy with what they're surrounded by.