4 NY Giants players who should still be cut despite the cap rise

These Giants players need to be on their way out of town.

Jan 15, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; New York Giants guard Mark Glowinski (64) runs onto the
Jan 15, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; New York Giants guard Mark Glowinski (64) runs onto the / Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
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The salary cap for the NFL is rising ahead of the 2024 season, which is tremendous news for the New York Giants, but not all of the players on their roster should feel the love. 

While the rise will help the franchise pay for the contracts of players like Daniel Jones, Andrew Thomas and Dexter Lawrence, those three, among others, have always factored into the future plans. As fate would have it, there’s a bevy of other players on the roster making more money than many fans would say they’re worth at the moment.

That means that despite the salary cap ballooning ahead of the new league campaign to $255.4 million, there are still plenty of cut candidates for the team, as it would free their available space number up. With that said, here are four Giants players who should still be cut this offseason, even with the rise in the NFL salary cap for 2024:

4. DB Aaron Robinson

Since coming into the NFL out of UCF as part of the Giants 2021 NFL Draft class, Aaron Robinson has seemingly been injured more than he’s been on the football field for the Giants. Originally, Robinson was drafted to help bolster the Giants defensive backs group, but even when he’s been on the field, it hasn’t exactly been pretty. Throughout his career, Robinson has only amassed 32 total tackles and four passes defensed, leaving a ton of room for growth during his time with the team.

Robinson tore his ACL in 2022 and he's having quite the time trying to get back on the field. Unfortunately for Robinson and the Giants, he wasn't able to appear in any contests this past season due to his knee issues.

If the Giants decide to move on from Robinson officially, they can save over $1 million in cap space, which could be better served going elsewhere, even to a different defensive back. Robinson may still have some raw talent that needs to be cultivated, but it’s not hard to see the writing is on the wall regarding his time with New York.