4 nightmare scenarios for the NY Giants and Brian Daboll in 2024

Can Big Blue avoid another disastrous season?
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2. Will Malik Nabers be the next Kenny Golladay?

This may seem like a bold statement to make considering how dominant Malik Nabers was in college at LSU, but the last time the Giants brought in a wide receiver that they hoped would be their WR1, it did not pan out at all. The Giants are hoping that their first-round selection will not be what Kenny Golladay was in East Rutherford.

Former GM Dave Gettleman gave Golladay a four-year, $72 million contract and they were optimistic that he could be the playmaker he was in Detroit. However, like many remember, he was anything but that. Golladay had just 37 receptions for 521 and no touchdowns in his first season with the Giants in 2021. Then in 2022, he was not much better, as he had just six catches for 81 yards and one touchdown. It was a year that was filled with a lack of production out of Golladay, including him getting booed quite a bit and only starting four games.

With the addition of Nabers now on this Giants squad, fans are worried that Nabers could turn out like Golladay, especially with questions about the quarterback position and whether Jones can stay healthy for an entire season and play at a consistent level. The Giants have a star in Nabers and based on how he's looked so far at New York's offseason workouts, he could be a special playmaker. Still, let's hope he's not the next bust to make his way to the WRs room.