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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2. Linebackers room - did not improve

The linebackers room is led by star Bobby Okereke and 2023 breakout player Micah McFadden. After a tough rookie season, McFadden emerged as the running mate with Okereke. It will be interesting to see how both will transition from Wink Martindale's' defense to new defensive coordinator Shane Bowen's. Schoen added some quality pieces to this team on both sides of the ball, but there are some concerns with the linebacking core.

There is a notable talent drop-off after Okereke and McFadden. Under them are second-year undrafted free agent Dyontae Johnson, Darrian Beavers and Matthew Adams, a seven-year NFL veteran who is known as a special teams maven. He takes the spot of former Giants special teams ace Cam Brown. The Giants brought back fan favorite linebacker safety hybrid Isaiah Simmons, special teams player Carter Coughlin, and drafted linebacker Darius Muasau out of UCLA in the sixth round.

There are still some good veterans available via free agency that can help the team including Zach Cunningham, Shaq Leonard, and Kwon Alexander. Schoen, though, seems comfortable, for now, with the talent in the room. It is still early and OTAs are just starting up. Schoen has said he will definitely be paying attention to camp cuts and if the right opportunity presents itself to add a player that he thinks can help the team, he will jump on the chance to do it.