4 NY Giants who need to show up in 2024 or find a new team in 2025

Will these Giants players be able to save their NY futures this season?
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3. EDGE Azeez Ojulari

There may not be a bigger "what if" on the Giants than Azeez Ojulari. To start his career, Ojulari showed immense amounts of potential, breaking the team's rookie sack record with eight in 2021. Since then, though, Ojulari has played 18 games in two seasons and has racked up the same amount of sacks in this time.

Injuries have been a serious issue for the Giants for the longest time and Ojulari has been heavily affected by this problem. Despite these injury issues, Ojulari still showed that he can be productive in 2022. While he played just seven games, he racked up 5.5 sacks in this time, which is incredibly impressive.

However, in 2023, Ojulari was almost a non-factor for the Giants. Not only did he play just 11 games, but in this time he brought down opposing quarterbacks just 2.5 times. Now, with the acquisition of Brian Burns, Ojulari will be moved to the bench.

He'll have his chances to succeed, but they will be limited compared to years past. Unfortunately for Ojulari, his contract expires after the 2024 season and unless he finally has a breakout year, it will likely be smarter to sign veteran depth as opposed to re-signing an injury-prone 24-year-old player.