4 NY Giants who robbed the team blind in 2023

These guys were overpaid in 2023 and let everyone down

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With the 2023 season coming to an end, we now have the full scope of how well/poor certain NY Giants players performed. While some had varying expectations compared to others, there were a few guys on this team who were making a little more cash than the rest, yet, didn't live up to the hype.

Now, heading into the offseason, there's a good chance these Giants either don't return, or have a lesser role in 2024. Regardless, their poor performances, coupled with their big contracts, made for highway robbery of the highest degree, something New York can't allow to happen moving forward. These four guys were overpaid and simply didn't deliver:

4. WR Parris Campbell

While he may not have a massive contract like some of the other players on this list, Parris Campbell received a $4.7 million deal last offseason. After he posted such a strong 2022 with the Colts, the expectation was that he'd arrive to East Rutherford and make a strong impact for Brian Daboll's offense. That wasn't the case, as he was a massive disappointment.

Not all of Campbell's shortcomings may have been his fault, as the former Buckeye is typically used as a deep threat, yet instead was used as more of a short-yardage option for the Giants. However, this does not excuse the complete lack of production throughout the fall.

In 10 games, Campbell caught just 20 passes for 104 yards and zero touchdowns, averaging just 5.2 yards per reception. Comparing this to his 2022 season in which he caught 63 passes for 623 yards and three touchdowns, it's pretty clear that Campbell just wasn't the same player for NY.

Perhaps a new environment with better quarterbacks and such will benefit Campbell. For now, though, the 26-year-old wideout was paid decent money to be a good slot option for New York, yet he failed at every level and was even a healthy scratch for games late in the year.