5 biggest NY Giants remaining needs in free agency and the NFL Draft

Schoen needs to make some key moves on both sides of the ball

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2. Another starting corner to play opposite of Deonte Banks

With it growing more and more likely that Adoree' Jackson will not be returning to New York for the 2024 season, the Giants are going to need to find his replacement to play alongside budding star Deonte Banks. They've been in plenty of rumors with players like Darious Williams and Tre'Davious White, but with both of them headed to the Rams, Schoen needs to scour the market for other options.

The recently-released Xavien Howard could be an intriguing option for the Giants. The 30-year-old allowed 44 receptions on 71 targets for 502 yards and two touchdowns while breaking up eight passes in the process. While he may not be the Pro Bowler he once was, Howard is still a very solid corner and isn't too far removed from his days as a star.

Howard was released by the Dolphins to save cap space, so the Giants can likely bring him in on a cheaper deal. In terms of the draft, there are definitely some good options, but it may be a better idea to sign a veteran given how young the Giants' secondary currently is.

Players like Banks, Cor'Dale Flott, Tre Hawkins, and Aaron Robinson, if he ever gets healthy, are all young and have potential. However, because of their inexperience, they struggle at times against tough competition, so bringing in a veteran to balance these problems out may be New York's best bet.