5 NY Giants players who could get cut or traded before Week 1 gets here

The Giants roster only has so many spots and some might not be there for Week 1
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With the continuation of organized team activities that take place at East Rutherford this week, we continue to take one step closer towards the start of the 2024 season for the NY Giants. Once the team breaks from OTAs later in June, the next time we see the Giants back on the practice field will be in late July for the start of training camp.

The OTAs are giving the Giants players a chance to shake off the rust from the offseason since early January. For a player like Daniel Jones, it’s the first time we are seeing him active since suffering the torn ACL injury back in November. Depending on which side you are on Jones, it could be seen as both a good or not good thing to have him looking healthy.

For others, these team activities are a first chance to impress the coaching staff in order to try and win a roster spot, as there are only 53 of them before the start of Week 1 and not everyone of the 90 players is guaranteed to make the team. Some could be roster cuts once we get to the end of the summer and some might also be potential trade candidates given other team’s needs around the league. Which players do we see as potential cuts or trade candidates? Let’s take a look.

5. WR Allen Robinson

When Allen Robinson was first signed, it was back when Darius Slayton was not reporting to the Giants for the offseason program. Robinson is an older veteran whose best days are behind him, but he can still fill a roster spot if needed. With the Giants wide receivers room, he could have been a possible fourth receiver behind Malik Nabers, Jalin Hyatt and Wan’Dale Robinson if Slayton had continued to not appear.

That all changed recently, however, with Slayton appearing and doing so under the radar, as nobody knew of it until we saw the photo gallery on the Giants team website - Slayton is on the practice field and he's back on a new deal that gives him the chance to earn more money via incentives.

With Slayton having incentives added to his contract for the 2024 season, it certainly appears that the minor holdout for him with the Giants appears to be over, so unless Robinson is able to outperform the younger Isaiah Hodgins, who already has rapport with Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll, then Robinson might find himself the odd man out when it comes down to cut down day.