3 Giants who will avoid sophomore slumps in 2023

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1. WR Wan'Dale Robinson

This is where it can get very tricky for Robinson. He showed he could've been a very valuable asset for the Giants offense in 2022, prior to his season-ending injury in week 11 vs. the Detroit Lions. But things have changed since the start of the league year. He was targeted 31 times last season and hauled in 23 of them for 227 yards. One of those catches was a five-yard touchdown grab in Week 6 against Baltimore.

The Giants have gone out and signed Jamison Crowder, Parris Campbell, and brought back fan-favorite Sterling Shepard. That is three NFL-proven talents for Jones to work the ball too. This also doesn't include Darius Slayton, the WR1, and Isaiah Hodgins, who looks like he could be Jones' first read all next season. Let's also not forget that the Giants went out and brought in one of the top-tier tight ends in the league, Darren Waller. Looking at that list of names, it is hard to pick out Robinson from the crowd.

Let's also not forget, the Giants look like they might use their first selection in this upcoming draft on another wide receiver. Florida State wideout Zay Flowers is a name that sticks out, and if he is the 25th pick of the 2023 NFL Draft, the log jam in front of Robinson just got more crowded.

Robinson is going to have to work his way back, from not only his torn ACL, but into the starting lineup. Right now, he is listed as the second slot receiver behind Hodgins. Training camp is going to be a fun battle with the two of them fighting for that spot, and the preseason will only add fuel to that fire. At the moment, the edge belongs to Hodgins, but Robinson will still be ready to try and make a big impact on this team next season.