5 key NY Giants takeaways from the preseason loss to the Jets

• Isaiah Simmons showed flashes of brilliance for NY

• Aaron Rodgers and Garrett Wilson will be a problem for defenses

• Injuries were a nightmare for Big Blue on Saturday night

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4. Matt Peart had fans upset with his inconsistent play

Yes we're stating the obvious here, but it's imperative for offensive tackles Evan Neal and Andrew Thomas to stay healthy this season. The swing tackle has been Matt Peart, but his play against the Jets had plenty of people ready to rip their hair out. To start Saturday's contest, Peart was called for holding against the Jets starters.

After that, there were other mistakes, including Peart getting blown by Bryce Huff to give up a sack on Tommy DeVito, plus a false start penalty. While Peart did make some solid plays in his run-blocking, the inconsistency is not great to see at this point in the preseason. The backup offensive line as a whole hasn't looked sharp, but folks were expecting to see better play from Peart.

Neal worked his tail off this offseason to improve his game, while Thomas signed a massive extension worth $117.5 million over five years. These two are going to be relied upon to keep Daniel Jones on his feet, but if Peart is going to have his number called in the regular season, then he's going to have to pick up his game. Another showing like the one he had vs. the Jets will not be tolerated.