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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2. OT Evan Neal

The Giants have planted the seeds for a future without Evan Neal after signing Jermaine Eluemunor, who played almost all of his snaps at right tackle in 2023. While early OTA indications show that the Giants plan to use Eluemunor at left guard to start the season, a poor start from Neal could easily push Eluemunor back to right tackle.

Last season, Neal allowed two sacks and 29 pressures through just seven games. This, compared to Eluemunor, who allowed six sacks and 28 pressures through 17 games, makes it easy to see who the better player is. Six sacks for Eluemunor may look concerning, but it's worth noting that five of those sacks came between Weeks 3-4, and he allowed just one throughout the rest of the season.

Neal has all the physical and athletic traits to be great in the NFL, but whether it be because of poor coaching, lack of fundamentals, or injuries, he hasn't been able to put it together. We hope for both his and the Giants' sake that Neal finally breaks out in 2024, but at this point it's almost impossible to tell.

Playing under Carmen Bricillo could help Neal become the player we know he can be. Bricillo has coached up some great talents over the years and has consistently put out good offensive lines. If Neal doesn't flourish under this system, he could be a lost cause and Schoen may need to check the market and upcoming draft for new tackles moving forward.