4 free agents the NY Giants should target right now after 49ers loss

Joe Schoen needs to bring the Giants some needed help as soon as possible
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3. EDGE Melvin Ingram

Similar to Quinn, Melvin Ingram certainly isn't in his prime anymore. However, he did manage to turn in a somewhat solid 2022 season considering that he only started in three games for the Dolphins. The pass-rush is something that has to be solved as the season progresses and if it won't come internally, then Schoen must scour the market for a veteran like Ingram.

Last season, Ingram racked up six sacks and 38 pressures while playing just 325 pass-rushing snaps. This sort of success on a relatively small volume is pretty impressive and we're confident that Ingram would be able to be a genuine contributor for the Giants if he was signed. In addition to his abilities as a pass-rusher, Ingram is still a rather solid run defender as well, racking up 22 combined tackles and seven tackles for loss last season.

Honestly, it's pretty surprising that Ingram is still unsigned. Maybe he wants more than he's worth or doesn't want to take on a practice squad role. Regardless, it may be worth taking a gamble on the 34-year-old veteran in order to give both Thibodeaux and Ojulari some help in the trenches.

According to spotrac.com, the Giants have around $6.4 million in cap space - this means that even if Ingram did want a little more than the minimum, the Giants could afford it. Who knows what Schoen's plan is to fix the pass-rush, what we do know is that Ingram would make a fine depth candidate.