4 players the Giants should put on the trade block during the 2024 NFL Draft

Will Joe Schoen be able to move these guys later this month?

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The focus will be on the prospects entering the league during the 2024 NFL Draft, but the New York Giants should also be utilizing the trade market to deal some veterans later this month. Over the past couple of seasons, we’ve seen veteran players hear their names called during the NFL Draft, switching teams as franchises look to go younger. Players like A.J. Brown and Marquise “Hollywood” Brown have had their fortunes change when they’ve least expected it.

It’s no secret the Giants roster needs some work. New York has an eye on the future, while they still look to win now, which is easier said than done. A happy medium could be reached if they deal some of their more experienced players on draft night, paving the way for new talent. As it stands, there’s a myriad of fascinating trade candidates that the Giants employ. Taking a look ahead, here are four players the Giants should put on the trade block during the 2024 NFL Draft.

4. LB Azeez Ojulari

When the Giants traded for Brian Burns, the odd man out in New York became former second-round pick out of Georgia, Azeez Ojulari. Injuries have held the former SEC star back during his NFL tenure, and he hasn’t been able to put it all together with Big Blue.

Regardless, defensive line talent has become a premium position group for teams throughout the NFL. There’s surely a squad in the league looking to shore up their unit who believes Ojulari would make a fascinating reclamation project. Keep in mind he posted eight sacks during his rookie season.

Perhaps Don “Wink” Martindale was holding Ojulari back. Even if that’s the case, the former Georgia star likely doesn’t have enough time remaining in New York to prove his doubters wrong. There’s only so many snaps to go around, especially with Burns and Kayvon Thibodeaux on the squad.

The Giants are set on the defensive line, with or without Ojulari. He’s expendable, and the assets the team receives for him could go a long way towards Schoen cultivating his vision for Big Blue moving forward.