5 significant questions for the NY Giants at linebacker

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3. Can Jarrad Davis continue to produce?

Late in the 2022 season, the Giants made a bit of a surprise move when they signed Davis off the practice squad of the Detroit Lions. The signing brought some buzz to the Giants fanbase since they remember Davis as a former first-round pick from the 2017 NFL Draft. He went a couple of picks ahead of former Giants first-rounder Evan Engram.

Davis played in the season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles and had 11 total tackles with a half-sack. He was inserted as the starter going forward in the playoffs for the Giants in their two games during that run. Davis' strong play was good enough for the Giants to bring him back on a one-year deal early in the offseason

Davis spent most of the 2022 season on Detroit's practice squad and was only active for three games before being scooped up by the Giants. He had bounced around the league a bit the last couple of seasons, as he was on the New York Jets as well along with a second stint in Detroit before he got to the Giants.

The Giants have to hope Davis' finish to the end of 2022 will continue in 2023, as he wa given a 68.1 overall grade by Pro Football Focus and received a 71.9 grade in pass-rush and a 72.1 grade in coverage.

A full season of games like the one Davis had in Week 18 against the Eagles would not only play well into his favor as far as staying on the roster, but remaining as one of the two starters at inside linebacker for the Giants.