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3. Carolina Panthers CB C.J. Henderson

One of the areas the Giants focused on in the NFL Draft was the secondary. Given the amount of solid wide receivers that the Giants defense will be tasked with to try and stop, it makes sense for them to get as much secondary help as possible for 2023.

The Giants took Deonte Banks in the first round and added another cornerback in the later rounds with Tre Hawkins III, but if the Giants were ever looking to bolster the secondary and potentially buy on a player who could be on their way out, C.J. Henderson might be an option.

Henderson was initially the Jacksonvile Jaguars first-round pick, but he was moved to the Carolina Panthers a couple of seasons ago and acquired by a regime that is no longer there in Carolina. If the Panthers, who traded up to acquire the first pick, go through any struggles in 2023, Henderson could be a possible target if the Giants need additional help at corner.

In 17 games for the Panthers in 2022, Henderson had 58 total tackles with two interceptions and six pass deflections. Given how depleted the Giants secondary was at times when Adoree' Jackson was dealing with injuries, additional secondary help can always be beneficial, even with the additional players in the draft with Banks and Hawkins.