4 NY Giants players barely hanging on to a roster spot

• The NY Giants will have to trim their roster to 53 by next Tuesday

• There are some tough decisions on the way for GM Joe Schoen

• Some surprises are on the way for the Big Blue offense and defense

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3. NY Giants offensive tackle Matt Peart

When the G-Men selected Matt Peart with a third-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, Giants fans thought the team potentially found their tackle of the future. Standing at 6-7 and weighing 318 pounds, Peart is an absolute mammoth of a human. However, Peart has not been able to use his enormous frame to his advantage and his spot on the roster could be in question.

Through three seasons with the team, Peart has started in just six games. He began last season on the PUP list before returning in the Giants Week 10 game vs. the Houston Texans. Upon his return, he was unable to get onto the field even though the G-Men had a rookie right tackle in Evan Neal who was notably struggling.

Big Blue invested a top-10 draft in Neal last offseason to fill their starting right tackle spot opposite stud left tackle Andrew Thomas. The decision to draft Neal despite investing a day-two draft pick in Peart not too long ago is an indication that the front office has not been confident in what they’ve seen from Peart. Not to mention, Peart is a holdover from the dreaded Dave Gettleman era.

The former UConn Husky has seen extensive action this summer and he's being looked at as the swing tackle for '23. However, his play has left much to be desired, that's for sure.