5 mistakes the Giants can’t afford to make in 2024

The pressure is on for Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll to fix things this offseason

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2. Not acquiring a WR1 through any means necessary

It’s been an issue since the Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns, but it’s time to finally rectify it. Big Blue must do everything in their power to acquire a top wide receiver in 2024. The team has some nice pieces in their receiving corps. Darren Waller can still get the job done when healthy, Darius Slayton continues to get open, and Wan’Dale Robinson and Jalin Hyatt flashed immense potential over the last couple of months when the ball came their way.

Still, none of them are top notch, bonafide WR1s, and that’s what it takes to win in this league. Just look inside the division if you want to see what it can do for a quarterback, as AJ Brown and CeeDee Lamb have transformed the careers of Jalen Hurts and Dak Prescott. It doesn’t matter how the team’s quarterback is Week 1, they need a star pass-catcher. Thankfully, there’s plenty of options when it comes to landing one for Joe Schoen and the Giants.

Through the 2024 NFL Draft, it seems like one of Malik Nabers, Marvin Harrison Jr. or Rome Odunze will be available when the Giants are on the clock. Additionally, Cincinnati Bengals star Tee Higgins could hit free agency, and he’d be a perfect fit for the team. Waller, Slayton, Robinson and Hyatt are good pieces, but the Giants receiving corps needs an alpha. It could open up a whole new level for their offense, and allow New York to take the next step.