3 NY Giants who could lose their jobs to youngsters this season

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1. WR Isaiah Hodgins

Isaiah Hodgins quickly became a fan favorite for Big Blue Nation last season, catching 33 passes for 351 yards and four touchdowns in just eight games played for the Giants. His performance in the Wild Card Round was nothing short of brilliant as well.

Most fans believed those eight games were his breakout and he'll be the next great Giants wide receiver. However, there is some skepticism that comes with Hodgins. The obvious question: was last year all a fluke? For a team without a true No. 1 receiver, the coaching staff will do anything to try to find one.

Enter third-round pick out of Tennessee Jalin Hyatt. Hyatt wasn't just good in college, he was, quite literally, one of the best in the country. The 2022 Biletnikoff Award winner turned in a season that accounted for 67 receptions, more than 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns. Five of those touchdowns came against Nick Saban's Alabama in a thrilling Vols' win.

College is certainly different than the NFL, but numbers like that are nothing to overlook. Hyatt has been widely regarded as one of the biggest steals in the draft and his numbers tell us why. If Hodgins, or any other receiver for that matter, isn't careful, the receivers' room will belong to Hyatt.

While we expect Hodgins to be featured quite a bit early on in the campaign, we wouldn't be surprised to see Hyatt see more of the field than him at some point in the season. Hyatt's got monster potential as well.

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