5 significant questions for the NY Giants at wide receiver

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2. Who is the Giants WR1?

The Giants acquired one of the best receiving tight ends in the NFL this offseason when they traded the No. 100 overall pick to the Raiders in exchange for Darren Waller. The common theme for nearly every minicamp report has been just how great Waller has looked and that the stage is set for him to be the focal point of the Giants’ offensive plans. But who from the receiver corps will challenge his status as the team’s top option, if anyone?

Isaiah Hodgins landed with the Giants in Week 9 of last season and instantly became a difference-maker for the team. He started five games and played a huge role in their NFC Wild Card Round upset victory against the Vikings, converting eight receptions into 105 yards and a touchdown.

The team also re-signed Shepard as well as Darius Slayton, both of whom have spent the most time with Jones. Slayton was the only receiver of the three who received a multi-year contract extension and was also given the most lucrative contract of the bunch. Based on the commitment the team made to Slayton this offseason, it feels as though he will get the first crack at operating as the teams WR1.