3 positive takeaways from NY Giants OTAs and 2 areas of concern

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Concern: The Giants OL remains a big question mark

First off, let's just say that we couldn't be more excited about John Michael Schmitz taking over as the new starting center for this team. However, what kind of season will the entire unit have in their efforts protecting Daniel Jones? One of the biggest concerns surrounding the team is the play for former first-round pick Evan Neal.

Neal has been working tirelessly to improve his game this offseason, which included getting in training with former All-Pro offensive tackle Willie Anderson. Everyone is hoping that Neal can take a major step forward in '23, as his rookie season was quite tough on him at times. Neal is manning the right tackle spot, while All-Pro left tackle Andrew Thomas will be ready for another huge year.

The main issue for the Giants on the offensive line is at guard. Ben Bredeson is the favorite to win the left guard job and he's betting put in serious work at OTAs. However, just how good can he be for the line moving forward?

Meanwhile at right guard, Mark Glowinski is back as the starter, but he also struggled in '22, allowing 34 pressures and five sacks. Until Week 1 arrives, both guard spots will be a bit of a concern for the NY faithful. We can only hope that both Glowinski and Bredeson can elevate their game, while Schmitz will also need to live up the massive expectations for Year 1. Plenty of pressure will be on Neal as well.

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