5 NY Giants with the most to prove in the final 3 games of the season

Will these Big Blue players step up down the stretch?

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4. CB Adoree' Jackson

One of the most disappointing players from this disastrous season has been veteran corner Adoree' Jackson. In prior years, Jackson was one of the better outside corners in the NFL, arguably being deserving of a Pro Bowl spot last season had he not gotten injured. This year, though, Jackson has been well below average to the point where we doubt the Giants bring him back in the offseason.

Through 11 games, Jackson has allowed 36 receptions on 51 targets for 487 yards and two touchdowns. His yards and receptions allowed are the highest since 2018 and his touchdowns the most since 2020. It's very clear that he's a shell of his former self and unless he picks it up in the final weeks, it's doubtful that Jackson will make a ton of money on his next contract.

At first, his struggles could be explained by the fact that Jackson had to play in the slot for the first time in his career. However, once he moved back outside, the struggles were still prevalent. Most recently against the Saints, Jackson played a big role in the Giants' loss, giving up four receptions for 74 yards and a touchdown, while making two massive mistakes that cost the team big time.

In the final three weeks, Jackson will be facing up against some tough competition with the Eagles and Rams. Hopefully, he can pick up his level of play and prove this doubter wrong before the end of the season.