5 best-case NY Giants scenarios for the 2024 NFL Draft

Who will the Giants end up taking in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft?
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3. Trey Benson is available in the third round

After losing Saquon Barkley to the Eagles this offseason, the Giants went out and signed former Texans and Bills running back Devin Singletary. However, looking past Singletary on the depth chart, it becomes clear that New York could have a problem at running back. This could very easily lead to them selecting a rookie to play behind Singletary in '24.

One of the best backs in this year's draft class is Trey Benson out of Florida State. Benson is a 6-0, 216-pound power back with athletic traits that could make him a superstar in the NFL if he puts it all together. In 2023, Benson ran the ball 156 times for 905 yards and 14 touchdowns, averaging 5.8 yards per carry. His route tree is limited, but Benson has shown some potential as a receiving threat out of the backfield as well.

If Benson can work on being more decisive with the ball in his hands, there's no telling how elite he'll become. At the very least, the Giants could get a short-down power back to play limited snaps behind Singletary. All the Giants have to do is hope he slips a little bit on opposing teams' draft boards. Getting him in the third round would be a big-time steal for Schoen and Co.