Insane trade pitch just dropped for the NY Giants to land the No. 1 overall pick

There is no chance the Giants would do this, right?

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With Caleb Williams cementing himself as the No. 1 prospect ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft, the central question of the offseason now lies in the hands of the Chicago Bears. With Justin Fields starting his career relatively shaky, does Chicago select Williams and trade Fields, or trade out of the top spot and use the assets acquired to continue building around Fields?

Lately, media folk are constantly filling air time with crazy trade proposals and fanatical ideas - former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has taken over national news with his ridiculous trade ideas. Most recently, Tannenbaum has been catching slack for his proposal for the New York Giants to trade with the Bears to get the No. 1 pick. Can you believe that Tannebaum thinks the Giants should give up this much for Williams?

The Giants can't even think about trading Kayvon Thibodeaux this offseason

Upon seeing this trade idea, it’s pretty clear why Tannenbaum is no longer an NFL GM. While it’s always fun to speculate and dream about different blockbuster moves, this trade makes no sense for the Giants.

To start, while Williams is an incredible prospect, he doesn’t come without his fair share of flaws. Despite his extraordinary talent, Williams tended to get sloppy with his footwork and didn’t win the big games when it mattered most this past season. With all of that said, the Giants would be crazy to give up two firsts, two seconds, and Kayvon Thibodeaux for an unproven rookie asset.

When looking at the big-picture outlook for the Giants, the most sensible choice for next season is to do everything possible to surround Daniel Jones with weapons and protection. While still just a year into his four-year, $160 million contract, Jones deserves a chance at redemption following a season that finished in Week 9 with a torn ACL.

The classic offseason quarterback carousel will soon begin with free agency and the NFL Draft quickly approaching. With the Giants still in the “gray area” between competing and tanking, there must be a clear vision heading into any big decisions. With Jones getting healthy, it sure looks like the Giants won’t be taking Tannenbaum’s advice regarding a blockbuster trade.

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