5 NY Giants players who should stick around in 2024

Tough decisions are on the way for Joe Schoen in free agency

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4. OT Evan Neal

After two full seasons with Big Blue, Evan Neal's time has been disappointing to say the least. Whether it has been his beef with fans or his actual play on the field, no one is happy with what they've seen. Plus, it's been reported the Giants are actively looking for his replacement at right tackle, so some probably think he should be traded and the Giants can maybe get some draft capital out of it and be done with the headache.

However, Neal still has a place on this team, just not as a tackle. The Giants should bring in his replacement one way or another, but keep Neal on the roster. He should be moved to guard and given a chance to save his NFL life. At 6-7, 337 pounds, Neal is probably too big to play tackle and handle the quicker edge rushers in the league, but at that size he can really open up holes on the interior.

Also, dealing with tackles instead of pass-rushers with elite athleticism may give Neal more confidence. Let new offensive line coach Carmen Bricillo try to work some magic with Neal at guard before he's completely tossed to the curb.