5 NY Giants moves Joe Schoen still has to make following the draft

Joe Schoen and the New York Giants are not done this offseason as they gear up for 2024
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With the NFL Draft in the books, the NY Giants roster ahead of the 2024 season is starting to take shape. However, plenty of moves will still be made with a long summer ahead, including trying to find some veterans to help out on both sides of the ball.

After a disappointing 2023 campaign in which the Giants finished 6-11 and third in the NFC East, there are plenty of questions surrounding the NFC East side ahead of Week 1. With that said, we've got five moves in mind for Joe Schoen to get done sooner rather than later.

5. Improve the special teams unit

The New York Giants' special teams unit ranked 23rd in the league last season, tied with the Carolina Panthers. After finishing in the bottom third of the league in 2023, the G-Men fired special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey after six seasons with the organization. 

The Giants hired Michael Ghobrial this offseason, who most recently served as the New York Jets' assistant special teams coordinator. He was previously the special teams coordinator for Hawaii and Washington State at the collegiate level before joining the Jets in 2021. While adding Ghobrial to the coaching staff was a much-needed move by Schoen and the Giants, the team still has more work to do to improve its special teams unit.

This season, the Giants will retain kicker Graham Gano, punter Jamie Gillan, and long snapper Casey Kreiter. While Gano will return to the Giants next season, his age and injury history are concerning. The Giants used three kickers in 2023 because of Gano's season-ending knee injury. The Giants won't change much next season, but they must address the returner positions.

Last season, Parris Campbell was the Giants' most productive kickoff returner despite averaging 23.9 yards on eight returns. With Campbell leaving the Giants this offseason in free agency for the Philadelphia Eagles, somebody will need to step up and fill that role. We can expect Isaiah McKenzie, Gunner Olszewski, and Eric Gray to compete for opportunities. Still, the Giants must improve the special teams unit as a whole before the 2024 season.